Deputy Fire Chief – Operations/Training

The City of Fort Saskatchewan has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, highly competent, results-orientated, progressive leader. Reporting to the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief is responsible for the overall leadership and management of Operations/Training of Fire Services. The Deputy Fire Chief is a member of the Fire Services Leadership Team and supports and implements the vision and direction of the Fire Chief while playing a critical leadership role in achieving the department’s operational goals and objectives.

The Deputy Fire Chief will have a role within the Emergency Management Program and will act as one of our Deputy Directors of Emergency Management (DDEM).
The successful candidate will have excellent collaboration, problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with a diverse range of audiences are essential in this position. It is important that the successful candidate has strong team building and supervisory skills, with a demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor and coach staff. This position requires the completion of a diploma in public/business administration, leadership, Fire Science, or management. A degree or College diploma in Emergency Preparedness/Management is an asset. An equal combination of skills and experience may be considered. The successful candidate will have 7 years’ experience working in emergency services, along with 5 years’ experience working in a supervisory/leadership role.

CLOSES: February 22, 2024

APPLY:  Apply online through the City of Fort Saskatchewan Career Portal: Career Portal

For a complete job description please visit this link: #J0124-0372 DFC Job Posting

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