Deputy Fire Chief- ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚ

Deputy Fire Chief- ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚ


Job Position: Deputy Fire Chief- ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚ

Company: City of Iqaluit

Expected salary: $125837.03 – 149454.9 per year

Location: Iqaluit, NU

Deputy Fire Chief- ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚ Job Details:


Under the direction of the Director of Emergency Services, the incumbent’s The Deputy Fire Chief is a Chief Operational Officer for the organization performing administrative coordinating and operational emergency roles. This position is responsible for the management of Operations and Communications of the Department of Emergency Services. The goal of the position is protecting life, property, and environment through proper fire prevention and suppression, medical services and other emergency services as required and to provide our citizens’ with professional and competent emergency services personnel in order to protect life and property through efficient and well structured fire, ambulance and dispatch services.
In addition, this position is responsible for the compliance and enforcement of codes, by-laws, standards and regulations; including occupational health and safety pertaining to fire, ambulance and dispatch services.
The successful candidate should possess the following:
Minimum Level of Education/Training:

  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II – Certified
  • Emergency Medical Responder – Certified
  • Firefighter 1 and 2 with Hazmat Operations (NFPA 472 or 1072) – Certified (NFPA 1001)
  • Proof of Grade 12 completion
  • NFPA 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver Operator
  • NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor II

Minimum Level of Experience:

  • 7 – 10 years progressive experience as an Incident Commander including experience as a fire service officer, fire service Instructor, participating in pre-hospital medical care, acting as and peer responder. Addition concurrent experience in administrative and operations management activities is required.
  • 3 yrs. Experience in operational, financial management (especially with volunteer firefighters)
  • Certifications in the safety related courses as outlined in the minimum level of education above to meet the requirements also set by WSCC
  • The ability to speak and write in English


  • University or College Degree, BA
  • Previous Experience as a Chief Officer
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III and IV – Certified
  • Fire Inspector I (NFPA 1031)
  • Live Fire Instructor (NFPA 1403)
  • Fire & Life Safety Educator (NFPA 1035)
  • NFPA 1006 Technical Rescuer (rope rescue & auto extrication)
  • PCP or higher Medical Certification
  • Critical Incident Stress or Mental Health First Aid Training
  • 5 yrs. CISM Peer Responder
  • The ability to speak and write in Inuktitut and French

Additional Requirements:

  • Canadian Citizenship or Landed Immigrant Status
  • Clear Criminal and Vulnerable Sectors Record Check
  • Valid Class 3 Drivers Licence with Air Brake Endorsement or equivalent with Driver’s Abstract reflective of no more than six points within the last three years

Equivalencies that include a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education may be considered.
The annual salary for this position is between $125,837.03-149,454.91 plus an annual settlement allowance of $22,378.25 and an excellent benefits package.
Only those selected to interview will be contacted.
As per the Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries who meet the criteria.
ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓄᑦ
ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᑦᑎᔨᖃᕐᓗᓂ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂ, ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒐᑕ ᑐᒡᓕᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖕᒋᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᑦᓴᓂᑦ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᕆᐊᓕᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᓂᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᐅᑉ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖅᑎᖕᒋᓐᓂᑦ. ᑐᕌᒐᕆᔭᖕᒐ ᑖᔅᓱᒪ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᑦ ᓴᐳᒻᒥᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᖅ, ᓇᖕᒥᓂᕆᔭᑦ, ᐊᕙᑎᓗ ᓈᒻᒪᒃᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑭᑎᑦᑎᑦᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒥ ᖄᖅᑎᑦᑎᑦᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ, ᐋᓐᓂᐊᔪᓄᓪᓗ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᖕᒋᓪᓗ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᐅᑏᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᖃᕌᖕᒐᑕ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᕈᒪᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂᒃ ᐊᔪᖖᒋᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᑎᓗ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᖃᓕᖅᐸᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᐱᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒡᓗ ᑲᔪᓯᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑭᑦᑐᓕᕆᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕐᓂᒃᑯᓪᓗ.
ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ, ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᓕᒃ ᒪᓕᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᒪᓕᒋᐊᓕᓐᓂᑦ, ᒪᓕᒐᕋᓛᓂᑦ, ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓂᒡᓗ, ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᐅᑎᓂᒃ.
ᑲᔪᓯᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᕋᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᐅᑯᓂᖕᒐ ᐱᓯᒪᔭᕆᐊᓕᒃ:

  • NFPA 1021 ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨ II – ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᓕᒃ
  • ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨ – ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᓕᒃ
  • ᖃᑦᑎᕆᓂᖅ 1 ᐊᒻᒪᓗ 2 ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔾᔪᑎᓕᖕᓂᑦ (NFPA 472 or 1072) – ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᓕᒃ (NFPA 1001)
  • ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᓕᖕᒥᑦ 12-ᒥᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ
  • NFPA 1002 ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔾᔪᑎᒧᑦ ᐊᖅᑯᑦᑐᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂ
  • NFPA 1041 ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓯᒪᓗᓂ II


  • 7-10-ᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᑲᔪᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᖕᒋᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒍᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓗᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ, ᐱᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕕᖕᒥ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ, ᐃᓇᖕᒌᓯᒪᑲᐃᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖃᑎᖕᒋᓐᓄᑦ ᑭᐅᔨᐅᓯᒪᓗᓂ. ᐃᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᖕᒐ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᓂᒃ.
  • ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᐱᖕᒐᓱᓄᑦ (3) ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ, ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔪᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂ (ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᑕᓂ ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᑦ)
  • ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖃᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᑦᑐᐊᓂᓕᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᒐᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᕝᕙᓯᓐᓂᖅᐹᖕᒐ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓇᓪᓕᐅᒃᑯᒫᓂᓪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎᓂᑦ
  • ᐅᖃᓪᓚᒍᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂᓗ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ


  • ᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᒥᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᕈᓯᐊᖅ, BA
  • ᐊᖕᒐᔪᖅᑳᖕᒍᓂᑰᓗᓂ
  • NFPA 1021 ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓯᒪᓗᓂ III-ᒥᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ IV-ᒥᑦ – ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖅ
  • ᐃᑭᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎ I (NFPA 1031)
  • ᖃᑦᑎᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨ (NFPA 1403)
  • ᐃᑭᑦᑐᓂᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨ (NFPA 1035)
  • NFPA 1006 ᐱᓕᕆᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎ (ᐊᒃᑐᓈᓄᑦ ᐃᓅᓕᓯᓂᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᓕᓯᓂᖅ)
  • PCP-ᒥᒃ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᓴᒥᒡᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᓲᖅᑎᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖃᕐᓗᓂ
  • ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᑐᖅᓯᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒥᒍ ᐊᓱᕈᑎᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ
  • 5 ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ CISM-ᒧᑦ ᑭᐅᔨᐅᓯᒪᓗᓂ
  • ᐅᖃᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᓂᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᐅᐃᕖᑎᑐᓪᓗ


  • ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓄᓇᑖᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓗᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ
  • ᐱᕋᔭᒃᓯᒪᖖᒋᒃᑲᓗᐊᕐᒪᖕᒑᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᔾᔪᑎᖃᕐᓗᓂ
  • ᐊᑐᕈᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᖁᑦᑐᓐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᓗᓂ ᓈᓴᐅᑎᓕᖕᒥᒃ 3-ᒥᒃ ᐳᓪᓚᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᓄᖅᑲᖅᑕᐅᑎᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᐊᖕᒋᕈᑎᒥᒃ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᑲᓴᖕᒐᓂᒃ ᐊᖁᑦᑐᓐᓇᐅᑎᒧᑦ 6 ᐅᖕᒐᑖᓅᖖᒋᑦᑐᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᐱᖕᒐᓱᑦ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ

ᓇᓕᒧᓪᓗᐊᖕᒋᓐᓂᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᖅᐸᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᐱᓕᒪᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᔪᖖᒋᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ.
ᑮᓐᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓵᑦ ᑖᔅᓱᒧᖕᒐ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒧᑦ ᐅᑯᐊᖕᒍᕗᑦ ᐊᑯᓐᓂᖕᒐᓂ $125,837.03-149,454.91 ᐃᓚᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᐅᓲᑦ $22,378.25 ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᒃᓴᑦᑎᐊᕙᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ.
ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᑐᐊᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᔪᒪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑕᐅᒐᔭᖅᑐᑦ.
ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐃᓚᖕᒐ 23 ᒪᓕᒃᑐᒍ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓄᓇᑖᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᖕᒋᖃᑎᒌᒍᑎᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓈᒻᒪᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᒪᓕᑦᑕᐅᓗᑎ.
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