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City of Grand Forks

Deputy Fire Chief of Operations & Training

Full Time
8 days ago
City of Grand Forks

Deputy Fire Chief of Operations & Training

Department: Emergency Services
Position Type: Full Time Regular, Exempt
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

The City of Grand Forks is looking to add a key member to their leadership team. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to help lead a composite department comprised of three full-time Chief Officers and over 40 dedicated, committed, and highly motivated volunteer firefighters.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief/Manager of Emergency Services, this position is responsible for day to day operations and training of Grand Forks Fire/Rescue, a full-service department providing fire suppression and prevention, medical response, and rescue services in a variety of disciplines.

The ideal candidate has a combination of education, training and 10 years' experience in the fire service covering areas of operations, training and administration, combined with a minimum of five (5) years' experience as a Company/Chief Officer or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This person brings demonstrated leadership and fosters positive relationship building skills through collaboration; considerable knowledge of fireground operations, day-to-day operations, training, and fire prevention; dealing with personnel in a volunteer environment, and a well-rounded understanding of local government legislation, codes and practices.

A complete job description is available on the City's website at

Using the subject line "Deputy Fire Chief", please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Human Resources, City of Grand Forks, 7217-4th Street (PO Box 220), Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0, or by e-mail:

Cover letters and detailed resumes, including references, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, April 3, 2020.

The City of Grand Forks appreciates the interest and effort of all applicants in applying for this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.