Fire Prevention Officer
Number of Positions
$50–$95 an hour
- Security clearance eligibility required: Reliability Status with Site Access Security Clearance (SASC), which has a minimum requirement of 3 years of verifiable history in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States and/or the United Kingdom. CNL implements security screening in accordance with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat “Standard on Security Screening” and the “Policy on Government Security”.
- Certification to NFPA 1021 – Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications Level 2 preferred or acquired within 1 year of start date.
- Certification to NFPA 1031 –Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner Level 2 preferred. Consideration given to Level 1 certification with Level 2 within 1 year of start date.
- Certification to NFPA 1033 – Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator.
- Certification to NFPA 1035 – Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator.
- Successful completion of NFPA 1041 – Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications Level 1.
- Post-secondary education in Fire Protection Technology would be an asset.
- Possession of a valid minimum First Aid Certificate (CPR).
- Demonstrated experience or knowledge of sprinkler and fire alarm systems.
- Experience in inspections and enforcement of regulations.
- Expertise in reading blueprints, floor plans etc.
- Expertise in the delivery of Public Education.
- Ability to work a compressed work week.
- Must possess the ability to walk long distances, bend, crawl and climb ladders/scaffolding while conducting inspections.
- Ability to work in adverse conditions, including inclement weather.
- Ability to work under stressful conditions.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving capability as an individual and a team member.
- Oral, written, and communication skills.
- Problem-solving analytical skills.
- Interpersonal/interaction skills when dealing with employees and/or contractors.
- Ability to effectively prioritize tasks/demands.
- Ability to work within a team environment.
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
- Demonstrates an ability to function as a proactive member of a team.
- Ability to work and positively interact within diverse work environments.
- Customer service skills.
- Demonstrated ability to make oral and other presentations using various administrative and audio/visual platforms such as Word Publisher and Word PowerPoint.
- Report writing ability.
- Ability to lift/move objects when required.
- Knowledge of the National Fire Code of Canada, National Building Code and other relative standards.
- Must be familiar with the Canada Labour Code