Job Listing | Assistant Chief - EMS & Emergency Management

Salary Range: $101,947-$120,020
Location: Municipality of Chatham-Kent, ON Organization: Municipality of Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services

Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: July 28, 2016
Classification: Management

Job Description

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is seeking an Assistant Chief for Fire & Emergency Services. Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services (CKFES) incorporates an Assistant Chief model, whereby Assistant Chiefs fulfill the role of a Deputy Chief and report directly to the Fire Paramedic Chief. There are currently three Assistant Chiefs assigned to the Fire Division and one Assistant Chief assigned to EMS (Land Ambulance) and Emergency Management. The initial assignment for this position will be EMS and Emergency Management. Assistant Chiefs are a valued member of the CKFES Management Team and also a member of the Senior Management Team for the Municipality.

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College diploma or university degree in a related program, preferably in Health Services, Fire, or Public Administration, or a closely related field, or a suitable combination of education and experience that meets the minimum requirements Minimum four years’ experience as an executive officer in emergency services, including assignment in an EMS system, Emergency Management and/or Fire Operations is preferred; an equivalent combination of experience may be considered Several years’ experience managing a complex highly unionized operational environment including the various aspects of human resource management such as performance management, labour relations, succession and strategic planning and familiarity with the volunteer sector is preferred Knowledge of Medical/Fire Priority Dispatch is preferred; knowledge of Project Management principles Certification or previous experience as a Primary Care Paramedic / Advanced Care Paramedic or Critical Care Paramedic would be an asset Completion of Fire Officer III and Fire Officer IV (NFPA 1021) would be an asset

Where To Apply

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., July 28, 2016 and should be addressed to: Attn: Cathy J.E. Hoffman, MPA, CHRL Chief Human Resource Officer Municipality of Chatham-Kent 315 King Street West P.O. Box 640 Chatham ON N7M 5K8 E-mail address: Fax: 519.436.3237