Employment Opportunity - Fire Chief, Leduc County

Leduc County Fire Services
County Fire Chief
Full Time

Leduc County is recruiting to the position of county fire chief. This critical position is responsible for the leadership and management of fire and rescue services and emergency preparedness within Leduc County to assure effective service delivery in emergency situations.

Working for Leduc County is more than just a job. Leduc County gives you the freedom to have a rewarding, challenging career without having to give up those things - family, leisure, and job security - that really matter to you. Here, you can meet the needs of your family through flexible work hours; you can advance your career through employer-supported professional development; you can work for a large, progressive organization and still enjoy a close-knit community in the workplace; and you can find a competitive salary and benefit plan in an organization that strives to enhance quality of life for others.

A degree/diploma in business administration or related discipline, and certification as an Alberta Safety Codes Officer Level 2 Inspector and Level 2 Investigator and a minimum ten (10) years in a senior officer position in fire/rescue services is required. Completion of accredited fire protection courses; supervisory and project management experience; and experience with senior municipal management teams, councils, boards, commissions, and volunteer organizations is required.

A valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s license with air brake endorsement and ability to obtain high security clearance is required.

The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; experience and skills in office management; experience in staff/project supervision; and excellent communication skills (oral and written) and report-writing skills. In addition, the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment at a variety of levels; and provide budget/financial management combined with familiarity with County structure, operations, and knowledge of rural communities is an asset, as is membership in the Society of Local Government Managers.

A criminal records check and a drivers’ abstract check satisfactory to Leduc County are conditions of employment.

To apply online, please see our website: https://www.leduc-county.com/services/careers.

All applications received by August 10, 2018 will be reviewed. All applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.