EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - FIRE CHIEF / BUILDING INSPECTOR / SAFETY OFFICER
June 12th, 2012
Corporation of the Town of Hearst
FIRE CHIEF / BUILDING INSPECTOR / SAFETY OFFICER
The Corporation seeks an dedicated, innovative and resourceful individual with sound judgment and excellent interpersonal relationship skills for the combined position of Fire Chief / Building Inspector / Safety Officer.
Perform tasks pertaining to the fire prevention, training and education programs and ensure fire suppression and control is conducted in accordance with procedures and policies of the Department and applicable regulations of the Province;
Conduct review of building construction plans and undertake inspection of construction works to substantiate compliance with requirements of the Ontario Building Code, Property Standards By-Law, Zoning By-Law and other applicable policies and regulations of the Town and the Province;
Manage the workplace health and safety policy of the Town and liaise with department heads and committees to establish compliance with safety policies and procedures;
Act as Emergency Measures Coordinator by delivering education programs with the community, by maintaining liaison with emergency control group, associated agencies and stakeholders and by managing emergencies and evacuations;
Coordinate the Lifeline Service program and interact with local clients and participating municipalities of the region.
- Post-secondary education in pertinent field and/or experience and other qualifications deemed equivalent and commitment to take educational courses for certification with Fire College, under Chief Building Officials and Inspectors program, under mandated workplace health and safety curriculum and under emergency measures training programs;
- ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in both French and English;
- leadership qualities, team player and positive attitude;
- ability to work with computer systems.
A competitive salary according to current salary grid commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as a comprehensive fringe benefits program are offered.
Please forward resume by June 25, 2012, to the Corporation of the Town of Hearst, P.O. Bag 5000, 925 Alexandra St., Hearst, ON POL 1NO, to the attention of the "Fire Chief / Building Inspector / Safety Officer Recruitment Committee". For further information, please call Claude Laflamme, Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk at 705-372-2817.