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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for Deputy Fire Chief Deadline April 28

The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC located in the beautiful South Okanagan Valley is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Fire Chief - Fire Prevention. The Osoyoos Fire Department is a composite department consisting of three full-time Chief Officers and a team of paid on call firefighters. This is an exciting time at the Osoyoos Fire Department and this new position will assist the Fire Chief in developing and implementing the Fire Prevention business model at the Town of Osoyoos. 

Position Information

This full-time exempt management position will assist the Fire Chief in organizing and leading all fire prevention, inspection, investigation, pre-planning, and public education programs. This key leadership role is integral to the operations and administration of the Fire Department, assuming the position as incident commander at emergency incidents of all types when in the “on Duty Chief” role.

You will be an excellent communicator, possess strong leadership, interpersonal, financial management skills and will have a demonstrated history of improving performance utilizing innovation and efficiency. A high degree of independence, initiative and judgement is required for this position. Proven effective leadership and strong relationship building are essential skills as you manage, lead, coach and mentor a diverse team of fire service personnel and communicate with elected officials, town staff and the general public.  You must be flexible, highly motivated, professional and results driven.

CLICK HERE to view the detailed Job Description

Please email or apply online with letter of interest and resume to by 4:30 PM, April 28, 2020 with “Deputy Fire Chief Recruitment” in the subject line.

If you have specific question about this career opportunity please contact Dave McMahon, Osoyoos Fire Chief at 250.495.4613 or

Janette Van Vianen, CMC
Director of Corporate Services
Town of Osoyoos
8707 Main Street, Box 3010
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(F) 250.495.2400

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400


Mission Statement
To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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