FIRE TRAINING OFFICER (REGULAR, FULL-TIME) – RDNO


The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and explore. With its diverse
landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable
balance of work-life activities. With a regional population of 98,000, the Regional District of
North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships
with its six member municipalities.

We have an immediate opening for the regular, full-time position of Fire Training Officer,
located at the Regional District’s Fire Training Centre (FTC). The FTC plays a key role in the
development, and training of the region’s firefighters. The Centre provides the grounds,
buildings and props to deliver customized programs and courses to firefighters.

The successful candidate will have five years of firefighting experience, demonstrated skills
and abilities in developing and conducting fire training programs, a diploma in a related field
and a valid BC driver’s license.

You possess Certified Training Officer Accreditation or Certified National Fire Protection
Association (NFPA) Fire Service Instructor I. Advanced knowledge of relevant Fire Service
legislation, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and BC Fire Service training standards,
including NFPA programs is required. The successful candidate will have exceptional
communication and presentation skills.

Reporting to Manager, Rural Services, the Fire Training Officer is responsible for managing,
developing, delivering and coordinating education programs for the Regional District’s three
Fire Departments, as well as coordinating, scheduling and monitoring contract instructors and
technicians at the FTC.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the
North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a regular, full-time position
(35 hours/week) with a wage range of $38.15 to $43.82 per hour (under review), depending
upon experience and qualifications, as well as an extensive benefits package and generous
compressed work schedule.

To apply, please visit our website at rdno.ca/careers and submit your resume, cover letter
and any corresponding information in PDF format quoting Competition No. 24-14.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No telephone or email enquiries please.

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