City of Medicine Hat Fire Prevention Officer

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City of Medicine Hat Fire Prevention Officer

Postby forumadmin » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:57 am

Are you passionate about public education? Do you have an inquisitive mind and attention to detail? The Fire Prevention Branch is looking for a new team member and this may be the role for you!

As part of the Fire Prevention Branch, you will perform fire and life safety inspections; be proficient in fire investigations; review building and area structure development plans and deliver high profile fire-prevention education programs to schools and community groups.

As an investigator, you will be required to respond to after-hour call-outs.

As the ideal candidate, you have excellent oral and written communication skills to deliver quality public fire education. You are collaborative and easily build relationships, both internally and externally, with a variety of City department representatives, service providers, agencies and the public.

Required Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalency;
  • NFPA 1031, Level 1 – Fire Inspector;
  • Certified Alberta Fire Safety Codes Officers Group B, Level 1;
  • NFPA 472/1072 – Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations;
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record;
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR and AED;
Preference given to candidates that possess NFPA 1001 Level 2 certification. Certification in NFPA 1033 and 1035 are also considered assets.

This position has been identified as Safety Sensitive and requires the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment drug screen.

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities, as well as a great work environment, which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

We welcome applications until August 7, 2020. For more information, and to apply, please visit us at:

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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