Fire Services Coordinator – Regional District of Nanaimo (Nanaimo, BC)

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Fire Services Coordinator

Internal/ External
Emergency Services
Competition No.: 2020-105

ABOUT THE ROLE
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a self-motivated, innovative and cooperative Fire Services Coordinator to assist with the effective and efficient delivery and administration of fire protection services and programs in the Electoral Areas of the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN).

QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred applicants will have a diploma or degree in emergency management, business administration or related field, supplemented by courses in fire services, and occupational health and safety, plus five years of directly related experience including volunteer management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of and demonstrated ability to interpret relevant legislation. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills are essential as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective and productive relationships with stakeholders in the delivery of Fire Services. Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills including budget management and proficient use of computers and relevant software programs.

Preference will be given to those with direct experience working with volunteer fire departments. Firefighter I & II and Fire Officer Certifications, as well as volunteer/resource management training would be considered an asset.

This is a full-time excluded position. In addition to a superb location, this position offers a competitive compensation package.

Visit our website at www.rdn.bc.ca for a complete job description, and more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

SKILLS/EDUCATION

  • Diploma or degree in emergency management, business administration or related field
  • 5 years of directly related experience including volunteer management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Valid class 5 BC Drivers License

APPLICATION DETAILS
Please quote competition 2020-105 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit online.

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on January 4, 2021.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Job Description

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