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New Job Deputy Fire Marshal In Yukon

Deputy Fire Marshal
Deputy Fire Marshal

Deputy Fire Marshal

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $80,913 - $93,848 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is a full-time perm position, working 75 hours bi-weekly.
Community Services is working to build vibrant, healthy and sustainable Yukon communities. The department does this through the provision of a diverse range of services to Yukon communities. We are committed to our core values. At Community Services we believe Respect is the foundation of our organization, Collaboration is achieved through inclusive approaches and sharing of diverse perspectives, Service Excellence is the standard for all our interactions, and Integrity is achieved through honest, committed and accountable public service.

The Fire and Life Safety Branch is responsible for protecting lives and property in the event of fire or emergencies, and facilitates fire prevention and fire safety-related programs. The Branch is also responsible for 3 Special Operations Teams and 15 Volunteer Fire Departments.

Reporting to the Director, Fire and Life Safety, this position performs technical and specialized work in the area of fire and life safety, contributing to the effective administration and enforcement of Yukon’s Fire Prevention Act and Regulations. Primary activities include fire inspection and safety code enforcement, fire prevention, fire investigation, fire department support and fire fighter training and public fire safety education. The deputy fire marshal also conducts inspections to ensure compliance with Yukon’s Storage Tank Regulations.

If you are self-motivated, a strong team player who thrives in a busy work environment and have a tactful, professional approach to your work, we want to hear from you.
For more information about this position, please contact Devin Bailey at (867) 332-1903 or email [email protected].
For more information about applying on a Community Services competition, contact Liz Sutton at (867) 332-3612 or email [email protected].
Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through the e-recruitment system.

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications shown below. Selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. When you list your work experience in your resume, please include the month and year you started and ended a job. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter 1;
  • Experience conducting Fire and Life Safety investigations and/or inspections and fire prevention inspections;
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation, codes and standards;
  • Experience to developing policies, procedures and guidelines; and
  • Experience interpreting and applying the National Fire Code of Canada, National Building Code of Canada, Storage Tank Regulations, Canadian Standard Association (CSA) B139 - Installation for Oil-Burning Equipment and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 96 Ventilation & Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1033 Fire Investigator would be considered an asset.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation, codes and standards
  • Understanding of modern firefighting and rescue techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of firefighter health and safety programs and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and conflict management skills
  • Ability to develop effective policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Ability to effectively utilize a range of computer programs
  • Ability to develop and administer fire prevention and fire investigation programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under high stress and pressure situations

Additional Information:
Conditions of Employment: Criminal record check including vulnerable sector check; valid class 3 driver’s licence, medical clearance
Job Requirements: This position requires work for extended or irregular periods of time including evenings and weekends as necessary as well as travel to communities around Yukon.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
6 May 2022
Close Date
27 May 2022