Job opens in Lake Country for fire inspector

The job is fast-paced and potentially hazardous and requires a high degree of tact and discretion.

The Lake Country Fire Department is seeking a permanent full-time fire inspector to join their team.

The duties include carrying out fire inspections, fire investigations and general administrative duties required to meet the requirements of the provincial Fire Service Act, as directed by the assistant fire chief.

This position is also required to be a paid-on-call firefighter with the District of Lake Country.

Duties involve working collaboratively with district staff, overseeing inspections and investigations for fire prevention, assisting with fire prevention training, responding to public requests, maintaining records and carrying out research as required.

The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced and potentially hazardous environment and requires a high degree of tact and discretion. The preferred candidate will have completed certificates in NFPA Fire Inspector, Fire Officer Level I and Firefighter Level I, Fire Investigator Level II and Medical First Responder Level 3. A minimum of two years’ related experience as a firefighter plus a clear criminal record check and valid Class 3 B.C. Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement.

The hourly rate of pay for this unionized position is between $25.44/hr and $30.28/hr (2013 rates). See www.lakecountry.bc.ca for more information/detailed job description.

Applications will be received until 4 p.m. on Jan. 22.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: Human Resources and Safety Advisor District of Lake Country 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country, BC, V4V 2M1 E-mail: hr@lakecountry.bc.ca Fax: 250-766-0116 The district thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.