Fire Chief ID: 62831

Deadline Date: N/A

Location:  Marathon

The Town of Marathon is located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior, on the eastern edge of the District of Thunder Bay. With a population of approximately 3,500, Marathon acts as a regional hub offering full service benefits in a friendly, outgoing and safe small town setting. Come experience the comfort and affordability of our friendly spirited community.

Posting Date:
Start Date:
 36.25 hours per week
 will be commensurate with experience
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Days of work:
 Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Fire Chief/Health & Safety Coordinator is responsible for the management of all aspects of the Fire Services department including firefighting and fire prevention. Also responsible for the corporate health and safety program for the Town of Marathon.
 Required Qualifications:
-Graduate of Ontario Fire College or equivalent, plus five (5) years experience in the fire service in a senior officer position
-Experience and knowledge of occupational health and safety, preferably in a Municipal setting
-Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification - Parts 1 & 2 would be considered an asset
-Thorough knowledge of, Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Provincial Offences Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and all other acts and regulations related to the position
-Experience in training and supervising firefighters and comprehensive knowledge of modern firefighting and fire prevention methods and equipment
-Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Valid Class DZ drivers licence and clean drivers abstract
-Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite software (word processing, spreadsheet)
-Physically able to perform firefighting duties
-Must provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer
-Willing to attend meetings outside normal work hours, including periodic weekend and evening on-call duties and/or responding to after-hours emergencies as required
 The Town of Marathon is committed to providing a positive and progressive workplace that offers competitive compensation and benefits.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  This posting will remain open until filled and the municipality will process applications as they are received. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to:
Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager
Town of Marathon
4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag TM
Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Phone: (807)229-1340 x2234 Fax: (807)229-1999

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Andrea Gauthier
Position Title:
 Corporate Services Manager
Company Name:
 Town of Marathon
 4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag “TM”
Postal Code:
 P0T 2E0
 Phone: (807)229-1340 x2234 Fax: (807)229-1999
Web Address:

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