Fire Safety Officer (Position located in Thunder Bay or Branford)
Help keep your coworkers safe.
The Fire Safety Officer is responsible for providing fire prevention advice. This full-time permanent role reports to our client’s Director of Operations, and if you’re the successful candidate, you’ll be providing technical advice on working with Fire Departments, reviewing plans and specifications for construction, interpreting building codes, and obtaining quotes for fire apparatus purchases. We’re looking for someone who enjoys working with and developing Fire Safety personnel and ensures they have the required training to do their jobs.
In this dynamic position, our successful candidate will provide technical advice on fire protection, fire prevention, health and safety, fire inspections, personal protective equipment and governmental liaison services. With safety as your guiding principle, you’ll help develop the fire committee’s Strategic Plan, complete an inventory system for fire protection equipment and develop the Fire Prevention Officers program.
If you have worked with a First Nations community before and have a solid understanding and experience working in Fire Safety, we want to hear from you!
Our Ideal Candidate will have:
- High school diploma
- A minimum of 5 year’s experience in First Nation Fire Prevention and Protection
- Registered Canadian Safety Professional
- Solid understanding Canadian National Building Code (Part 3) and the Canadian National Fire Codes
- Solid understanding of the Ontario Building Code related to a “major occupancy building”.
- Know the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards.
- Experience in public speaking would is an asset
- Our successful candidate will have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with all employee groups
- Must be physically fit and willing and able to lift up to 18kg (40lbs)
- Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license and personal vehicle
- Must be willing to join the organization’s Health and Safety Committee
- Must be willing to travel within Ontario
- Must be able to pass a Criminal Record Check
- Must be legally able to work in Canada
- Must be willing to relocate to Thunder Bay or Brantford, Ontario
*If you have experience working in or with the Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) community, we’d love to hear about it in your cover letter, as this is an asset for the role.