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Director of Fire and Emergency Service (Fire Chief)

  • ... City of Barrie
  • ... Union, New jersey, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 211994 per year
  • Posted on: May 26, 2024

Director of Fire and Emergency Service (Fire Chief)   

JOB TITLE:

Director of Fire and Emergency Service (Fire Chief)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Union New jersey United States

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Director of Fire and Emergency Service (Fire Chief)

Position Closing Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 11:59 pm

Choose Barrie

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive, and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands, and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging, and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

The Opportunity

The Director of Fire and Emergency Service/Fire Chief is the highest-level position in the corporation for providing essential fire and emergency service to the City of Barrie and is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of a $31 million fire and emergency service with 5 stations (a 6 th station is being constructed) and over 180 diverse union and non-union staff. The Director is responsible for continually driving innovative thinking and best practices in a comprehensive program of administration, operations, fire prevention and fire and life safety, training, communications and community emergency management.

The City of Barrie is seeking a forward thinking, progressive individual to lead the Citys Fire and Emergency Services. You are someone who works well with other stakeholders and providers of Emergency Response to ensure cost effective and coordinated service delivery.

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job

Corporate Culture: Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community.

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)

  • Two (2) year College Diploma in fire service administration or a closely related field.
  • Eligibility for and willingness to obtain EM300 (Community Emergency Management Coordinator) certificate through the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM).
  • Seven (7) years of experience performing duties related to the above-mentioned major responsibilities.
  • Proven management experience which includes the leadership of others in a unionized environment.
  • Experience developing, managing capital and operational budgets.
Knowledge/Skill/Ability
  • Labour Relations training or experience
  • Proven ability to provide effective command over firefighting personnel and a thorough understanding of the incident management system and chain of command principles obtained through training and experience.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of fire services and the requirements of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act
  • Superior leadership, organizational, interpersonal relations, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with elected and non-elected officials and staff at all levels.
  • Computer literacy utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Have sound judgment and poses the ability to champion the department to stakeholders, city staff and the public.
Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check *

*Please note that this is a requirement of the position for any new employees to the City of Barrie in accordance with the Police Record Check Procedure . Existing employees who have met this criteria will be exempt from this requirement.

Other Important Information

Location: Barrie Fire and Emergency Service, Station #1, 155 Dunlop Street West Barrie

Hours: The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week with overtime regularly

Wage: This is a non-union position with a 2024 salary of $211,994.00 per year ($116.48 per hour).

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more.

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button at the top and/or bottom of the job posting to start the application process. Please note that emailed applications will not be considered.

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the job description by emailing

HR.Recruitment@barrie.ca
.


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  • Communication
  • Computer Literacy
  • Financial Management
  • Firefighting
  • Incident Management

Position Details

POSTED:

May 26, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

211994 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1717186482-83c8bb3148315fcd9adb4440aca564ab

LOCATION:

New jersey United States

CITY:

Union

Job Origin:

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Position Closing Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 11:59 pm

Choose Barrie

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive, and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands, and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging, and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

The Opportunity

The Director of Fire and Emergency Service/Fire Chief is the highest-level position in the corporation for providing essential fire and emergency service to the City of Barrie and is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of a $31 million fire and emergency service with 5 stations (a 6 th station is being constructed) and over 180 diverse union and non-union staff. The Director is responsible for continually driving innovative thinking and best practices in a comprehensive program of administration, operations, fire prevention and fire and life safety, training, communications and community emergency management.

The City of Barrie is seeking a forward thinking, progressive individual to lead the Citys Fire and Emergency Services. You are someone who works well with other stakeholders and providers of Emergency Response to ensure cost effective and coordinated service delivery.

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job

Corporate Culture: Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community.

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)

  • Two (2) year College Diploma in fire service administration or a closely related field.
  • Eligibility for and willingness to obtain EM300 (Community Emergency Management Coordinator) certificate through the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM).
  • Seven (7) years of experience performing duties related to the above-mentioned major responsibilities.
  • Proven management experience which includes the leadership of others in a unionized environment.
  • Experience developing, managing capital and operational budgets.
Knowledge/Skill/Ability
  • Labour Relations training or experience
  • Proven ability to provide effective command over firefighting personnel and a thorough understanding of the incident management system and chain of command principles obtained through training and experience.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of fire services and the requirements of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act
  • Superior leadership, organizational, interpersonal relations, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with elected and non-elected officials and staff at all levels.
  • Computer literacy utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Have sound judgment and poses the ability to champion the department to stakeholders, city staff and the public.
Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check *

*Please note that this is a requirement of the position for any new employees to the City of Barrie in accordance with the Police Record Check Procedure . Existing employees who have met this criteria will be exempt from this requirement.

Other Important Information

Location: Barrie Fire and Emergency Service, Station #1, 155 Dunlop Street West Barrie

Hours: The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week with overtime regularly

Wage: This is a non-union position with a 2024 salary of $211,994.00 per year ($116.48 per hour).

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more.

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button at the top and/or bottom of the job posting to start the application process. Please note that emailed applications will not be considered.

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the job description by emailing

HR.Recruitment@barrie.ca
.


#J-18808-Ljbffr

Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Communication
  • Computer Literacy
  • Financial Management
  • Firefighting
  • Incident Management

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