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BC Public Service

ADMN O 27R - Provincial Fire Service Training Specialist - Closing date extended

Full Time
80,652 to 91,992 per year
Posting Title
ADMN O 27R - Provincial Fire Service Training Specialist - Closing date extended

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R27


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$80,652.20 - $91,992.70 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
Office of the Fire Commissioner

Job Summary

Provide project administration services for complex projects in this career-building role.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner's mandate is to minimize the loss of life, injury, and damage to property from fire by administering and enforcing British Columbia's fire safety legislation. The OFC leads provincial fire prevention and fire reporting programs, promotes fire safety awareness, and establishes minimum training standards for fire services personnel. The OFC provides structure fire expertise and coordinates fire services during emergencies.

The Provincial Fire Service Training Specialist leads public education and fire prevention initiatives (e.g., public campaigns), implementation and continual improvement of the provincial fire service training framework, including programs, policies, standards, performance management and reporting. The role also manages the OFC's social media presence.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Adult Education, Business Administration or Fire Administration); or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • A combination of least three (3) years' experience inthe following:
    • Experience in public education related to the fire service.
    • Experience in training development and delivery of training for adult learning. This includes: developing and implementing training materials, presentations, and lesson plans.
    • Experience in facilitation with a wide range of partners.
    • Experience providing training expertise to senior decision-makers.
  • Experience in stakeholder and partner management working closely with partner ministries.

Preference may be given to candidates who fulfill the above requirements and also have one or more of the following:
  • Experience programming and operating learning management systems, including website and social media platforms.
  • Experience inbest practices and innovative approaches for education in emergency services leading to community safety.
  • Certified Educator/Teacher (Certification of qualification from the Teachers Certification Branch)

Willingness Statements:
  • Candidates must be willing to participate in frequent overnight travel.
  • Candidates must be willing to participate in operational emergency deployments throughout the province.
  • Candidates must be willing to work extended hours, as required, to meet operational requirements.
  • Class 5 BC Driver's Licence is required.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Amendment (September 20, 2023): Posting closing date extended to October 5, 2023.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Administrative Services

Additional Information
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians