The Town of Morinville is currently seeking a full-time Fire Prevention Officer to join the Morinville Fire Department. The Morinville Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of fire-related emergency services to protect the life and property of the residents of Morinville and surrounding area. The provision of front line fire rescue services, fire prevention programs, and public education make the town a safer and healthier place. Fire Prevention provides services and implements safety programs to manage community fire risk.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Primary responsibilities under direction of the Fire Chief include:
Design, implement and supervise a Community Risk Reduction (CRR) program;
Conduct inspections of buildings, structures and places in an assigned area to identify and locate fire hazards. Ensure compliance with the Safety Codes Act, the National Fire Code, Alberta Edition and related standards and Town Bylaws;
Approve fire safety plans and confirm building fire alarm systems, fire pumps, standpipe systems, sprinkler systems, emergency power generator systems, smoke control systems, and elevator control systems are functional;
Review and interpret technical reports, examine building plans, review building development plans, conduct seminars and make presentations on fire safety and fire prevention programs;
Respond to emergency situations dealing with fire suppression, rescue, dangerous goods control functions if needed.
Certification in NFPA 1001– Level 1 & 2;
Certification in NFPA 1002– All Levels– Operator certification;
Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 200 Certification;
Current First Aid—HCP level/CPR/AED;
A valid Alberta Class 3 with Q-endorsement and able to produce, upon request, a satisfactory drivers abstract ;
Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a firefighter with a recognized emergency services (Fire) organization and a Safety Codes Officer in the Fire Discipline (SCO-Fire) Group A. (Completion of Group B1 certification within 1 year and Group B2 certification within 2 years of employment in this roll);
Possession of NFPA 1021-Level 1, NFPA 1041– Level 1, Blue Card Certification, and/or NFPA 1033 Investigations is an asset;
Maintain a physical standard as set by the Morinville Fire Department for work including high stress, working conditions that include heights, heavy lifting, physical exertion, rapidly changing environmental conditions found in dealing with emergency situations;
Thorough knowledge of and the ability to interpret applicable codes, regulations, legislation, safety plans, building plans and reports;
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of building design, materials and construction methods;
Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal);
Demonstrated ability in working with fellow staff, organizational departments and paid-on-call;
Ability to work both days and evenings, any day of the week if necessary.
In addition to these attributes, we are looking for individuals who demonstrate integrity and honesty, reliability and motivation; who are continuously willing to learn and improve and who demonstrate a deep sense of commitment and responsibility to serving the public while working in a team environment.
Please submit applications quoting “Fire Prevention Officer, Competition #202025” to:
Salary Range: Compensation: $38.60/hour to $46.17/hour. Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including pension, workplace development and great opportunities for employees to become involved in the community. Hours of work are based on a 35 hour work week including a regular evening shift.
Posted Date: Oct 07, 2020
Closing Date: Oct 20, 2020
Job ID: Competition 202025