Key Responsibilities

 Supervising, organizing, directing and assigning shift schedules of personnel.  Supervising the purchasing of all department equipment & supplies.
 Preparation of the department’s financial budget, reviewing payroll time cards weekly and resolving payroll issues.
 Preparation of staff reports and/or council reports and presenting to Council.

 Preparation of grant applications for provincial and / or federal funding.

 Compilation of reports and data analysis for the fire chief.

 Standby Chief Officer duties on a rotational basis.
 Carrying out the requirements of fire related Acts, Codes, Bylaws, and policies.
 Carrying out the duties of the Fire Chief in his absence.

 Working directly with the Union executive.

 Being the media spokesperson to provide media with details from daily incidents.

 Emergency Management duties as the City’s Emergency Planning Coordinator (EPC).

Required Qualifications:

 Appropriate professional credentials, including Fire Officer training, or a combination of equivalent education and experience is required.

 A minimum of 10 years’ fire service experience with demonstrated skills in supervision, firefighting and rescue operations, employee relations, budgeting, and planning.

 Knowledge in emergency management and the Incident Command System.

 A current and valid Class 3 4 B.C. Driver’s license with air endorsement.

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 Demonstrated report writing and public speaking abilities.

 Excel skills would be an asset.

 The ability to serve the community and the elected officials with political sensitivity and tact is essential.

If you are seeking a challenging opportunity and possess the above mentioned qualifications, we would love to hear from you! We welcome your cover letter and resume by September 30, 2019. Apply online only on the City of Penticton website at Penticton.ca (link: https://penticton.prevueaps.ca/jobs/9445.html ).

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the City of Penticton!

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