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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Fire Chief Deadline November 27

The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC, located in the beautiful South Okanagan Valley, is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief. The Osoyoos Fire Department is a composite department consisting of three full-time Chief Officers and a team of paid on call firefighters.

Position Information

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), this full-time exempt management position will organize and lead all fire department business, operations, and administration as well as provide incident command at emergency situations of all types. This position plays a key role within the corporate leadership team of the Town. Your work will be integral to developing and facilitating an innovative, efficient, and highly effective on call fire department. In addition to the role of Fire Chief, you will provide advice and expertise to the Town emergency management program as the Deputy Emergency Coordinator, as well as assisting in Bylaw Enforcement.

You will be an excellent communicator, possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and financial management skills and will have a demonstrated history of improving performance utilizing innovation and efficiency rather than expansion and expense.

Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada's only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses, and other outdoor amenities, it is an extraordinary area to visit, play in, and live.

Click here for a detailed job description.
Click here to complete the Fire Chief Profile Form in PDF Format.
Click here to complete the Fire Chief Profile Form in Word Format.
(You will need to save/download the document in HTML format and open the file using Microsoft Word.)

Qualified applicants need to apply via email only to by 4:30 PM Friday, November 27, 2020 with "Fire Chief Recruitment" in the subject line. Provide the following information:

  • Covering letter
  • Detailed Resume
  • Compulsory Fire Chief Profile Form
  • Three references
  • Salary Expectation

All inquiries or questions about this career opportunity should be directed to:

Allan Chabot
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Osoyoos
8707 Main Street, Box 3010
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(T) 250.495.6515

Event date: 
Friday, 27 November, 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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