Deputy Fire Chief of Administration
The City of Penticton’s Fire Services Department is in search of a highly skilled and energetic individual for the full-time permanent position of Deputy Fire Chief of Administration. Fire Services supports a safe community and enhances the quality of life for the citizens by responding to emergencies to help minimize injuries and loss of life or damage to property. Fire Services also helps to prevent fires and other emergencies through public education and inspections to ensure properties meet fire regulations and other safety requirements. Reporting to the Fire Chief, as a key member of the management team, the Deputy Fire Chief of Administration will assist in providing vision and leadership to the Penticton Fire Department that is a composite department comprised of a Fire Chief, 2 Deputy Fire Chiefs, 32 full time IAFF members and 40 Auxiliary Firefighters. Fire Services provides protective, investigative and inspection services for a dynamic and growing population of about 43,000 people in a protection area of approximately 42 square kilometres. The key operational and management duties include budgeting, purchasing, shift schedules, payroll, finance, reporting, presentations, media, and operations support and direction.