Fire Chief - Hornby Island Fire Rescue

From CivicInfo BC - November 30, 2016

Fire Chief - Hornby Island Fire Rescue

3850 Central Rd, Hornby Island, BC

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is an attractive geographic location, rich in rural agricultural, vibrant urban, meandering coastline and dramatic mountains. There is an unlimited possibility of spectacular outdoor activities available throughout the region including the Gulf Island locations of Hornby Island and Denman Island.

Due to a retirement, the CVRD is seeking a part time fire chief for our Hornby Island Fire Rescue to join our experienced team.

Reporting to the manager of fire services, the fire chief is responsible for long range planning and daily operation and administration of the volunteer fire department. This position works closely with relevant community groups and associations, and internally with department members. Plans and manages all aspects of the fire department operations, including fire prevention, fire suppression, and rescue activities as authorized by the relevant establishment and operational bylaws. Responsible for administering applicable CVRD bylaws, provincial and federal laws, and regulations relating to fire services and fire safety. Provides annual reports to the appropriate CVRD committee, and is responsible for managing the fire departments administrative systems requirements and ensuring compliance with legal responsibilities of the fire department. Responsible for effective recruitment, training, assignment, and promotion of fire department volunteers; complying with occupational health and safety requirements with support of the manager of fire services; managing expenditures under the annual budget, and recordkeeping of department documents. Works with the manager of fire services to develop and implement proficiencies, standards, requirements, and effective appointment process for officer and firefighter positions; and to develop and maintain appropriate and sustainable policies for establishing their remunerations. In consultation with the manager of fire services, is responsible for ensuring that the fire department has appropriate operational guidelines to govern its operations.

A copy of the job description with required qualifications and abilities is available for viewing on our website

Those wishing to apply should submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of the certificates and/or diplomas required for the position, via email only, to:

Human Resources
Comox Valley Regional District

Applications will be accepted until 4.00pm on December 30, 2016.


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