Employment Opportunity - DC (Term), Thompson

City of Thompson 
Deputy Chief - Training & Administration (Term)

The City of Thompson seeks a full-time Deputy Chief – Training and Administration for an indefinite term.


Reporting to the Director of Fire and Public Safety, the Deputy Chief of Training and Administration will directly supervise and provide training in EMS and Fire Services in accordance with the policies set out by Council.

The successful candidate will possess MB ICP or ACP certification as a minimum, with demonstrated experience in the leading, teaching, mentoring and supervision of staff. This position will have a strong focus on EMS. In addition, the candidate will have at minimum, Fire Officer Level 3 (NFPA 1021), Firefighter Level 2 (NFPA 1001), Investigation (NFPA 1033) and Inspection (NFPA 1031) Level 2, Emergency Services Instructor Level 2 (NFPA 1041), FireLife Safety Educator (NFPA 1035), and possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Senior Officer. The candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and strong leadership skills, with experience managing in a Unionized environment. In addition the candidate must be physically fit, possess a Class 4A driver’s licence, and a clear criminal records check and must be proficient in computers, including Microsoft and Fire Data Management.

For more information about our community and organization, please visit our website at www.thompson.ca

The salary range for this 40 hour/week position is $80,225.60- $91,124.80. Please send detailed resumes outlining experience, education, qualifications and references by Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Human Resources - City of Thompson
226 Mystery Lake Road
Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1S6
FAX: (204) 677-7981
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Thompson is committed to providing a superior quality of life and unlimited opportunities. We are dedicated to supporting healthy growth and our northern urban lifestyle while providing our residents with high quality municipal services and facilities.