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Fire Chief, City of Brampton

Organization Name City of Brampton City of Brampton
Industry Municipal Government
City Brampton
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID COB0723-FC
Organization Overview / Background

Lead a Progressive Fire and Emergency Services Department at the City of Brampton

The City of Brampton is Canada’s 9th largest city, with a population of approximately 700,000 residents. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, and Brampton’s growth represents 90.2% of the net population growth within the Region of Peel (between 2016 and 2021). The City of Brampton is a diverse community with 234 cultures speaking 115 languages. It is also one of Canada’s youngest cities. The City is located northwest of Toronto, within close proximity to Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is home to more than 75,000 businesses, the City’s major business clusters include manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade. Brampton Fire and Emergency Services is a modern and progressive fire emergency services department that is committed to providing efficient and effective emergency response, fire prevention, and fire and life safety education services to our community.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

The City of Brampton is recruiting a Fire Chief to join our people-oriented team in leading our essential Fire & Emergency Services team. This senior leadership position is responsible for providing strategic direction and advice to the Council and the Chief Administrative Officer. The Fire Chief will be responsible for providing essential Fire & Emergency Services to the City of Brampton, in order to protect lives and property. Additionally, the Fire Chief contributes to the health & safety of the community through prevention and public education programs and provides strategic leadership oversight to support emergency response activities, and leading practices in wellness services and emergency management preparations and operations.

The ideal candidate possesses a post-secondary education in Public Administration or equivalent; supplemented by successful completion of supervisory courses in fire department administration, fire prevention and other related topics. The ideal candidate is also a graduate of the Ontario Fire College with the Senior Officers Program certification as an asset. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of firefighting techniques and methods; of command-and-control techniques; of training programs; of public education and awareness programs for prevention, of public safety theories and methods; of emergency response techniques, of First Aid and CPR, and applicable legislation (i.e., codes, ordinances, etc.).

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Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for the position, please forward a cover letter and your resume by email to Kartik Kumar at by August 11th, 2023 @ 11:59 pm.

Please be assured that any information shared with Legacy Partners will be treated with the strictest confidence and shared only with the client for the purposes of this search.

Thank you once again for your interest.

Legacy Partners and the City of Brampton are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at the time of application. In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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