Fire Prevention Inspector

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Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career as a Fire Prevention Inspector? Why not consider working for the Collingwood Fire Department! Working for the Fire Department will provide you with meaningful work and the opportunity to make a difference educating the community and keeping it safe.

The Fire Prevention Inspector is responsible for enforcing the Fire Prevention Regulations of the Town of Collingwood and the Province of Ontario. This position will perform duties within the authority of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act (FPPA) and applicable Regulations, and Ontario Fire Marshal directives. The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of fire and life safety, public education and relations, and other related duties.

Qualifications include an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, and NFPA 1031 (Fire Inspector I) certification or equivalent. NFPA 1035 (Fire Educator 1) certification an asset (or willing to obtain within 12 months). Candidates will possess five (5) years relevant experience with the OFC and Regulations, Building Code Act and Regulations, and/or equivalent legislation, with demonstrated capacity and competency to inspect all buildings, structures, facilities, and occupancies by the OFC and/or Ontario Building Code (OBC), and ability to read and interpret building plans, drawings and blueprints. Preferred candidates have knowledge of the FPPA; OBC; OFC; Occupational Health and Safety Act; Town of Collingwood Emergency Plan; NFPA, ULC, CSA and other standards for firefighting, fire protection, and fire detection; and other federal, provincial, municipal codes, regulations and by-laws that may apply to the Department.

This position is fully on-site. Normal hours of work are forty (40) hours per week with an hourly wage of $53.29.

Please refer to the Town of Collingwood website for further position details located at: We welcome you to submit your application for consideration and be part of the Town of Collingwood Team! To apply to this position, submit your cover letter and resume in Word or Adobe (pdf) format quoting the Job #2024-03 no later than February 12, 2024, by 4:00 p.m.

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