Fire Field Officer (Fire Service Investigator and Inspector)

Job Information
Author eocanada
Date March 20, 2017
Type Full Time
Company First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Inc (TSAG)
Salary Competitive - Per Hour
Location Edmonton
Category Nonprofit
Contact Information
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  • Great opportunity to join a growing not-for-profit organization
  • See your skills and experience fully appreciated and rewarded
  • Competitive salary package plus a host of great benefits, including insurance package and pension contribution

About the Organization

First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Inc (TSAG) is a not-for-profit First Nations organization created by the Chiefs of Alberta. Their purpose is to assist First Nations in the Treaty 6, 7 & 8 regions in gaining the tools and knowledge they need to achieve and maintain high standards in technology and services within the community.

TSAG’s goal is to empower communities, giving them the confidence and resources to maintain a healthy environment. With technical and advisory services, they offer programs that focus on the community as a whole as well as programs targeted at educating youth.

About the Opportunity 

We’re currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Fire Field Officer (Fire Service Investigator and Inspector) on a full-time basis.

Based in Edmonton, and reporting directly to the Manager of Fire Protection and Prevention, you will be responsible for Fire Inspections and Investigations. You will support a variety of fire service training & education as well as prevention and protection programs and services for First Nations within Alberta.

You will also work with First Nations communities and with fire departments to ensure support is provided in assistance and mentoring in inspection and investigation. Additionally, you will assist team members with instruction as well as the completion of Fire Department Assessments, Fire Flow Assessments and Fire and Life Safety Inspections in First Nations communities, working with TSAG departments as required.

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a post-secondary education in business administration or public administration and/or related fire service management programs combined with a minimum of 5 years of experiencein the fire or emergency management sector.

Specifically, we’re seeking someone with previous fire service training, development, and delivery experience and working knowledge of the Alberta Fire Code, Alberta Building Code, Alberta Safety Codes Act, Administrative Items Regulation, Emergency Management Act, Fatalities Inquiry Act, Evidence Collection Act and the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. Similarly, relevant OH&S courses and certification will be considered an asset.

Finally, our ideal candidate will be a consummate relationship builder as you will be working closely with our communities to gain buy-in and strengthen our partnerships. You will also need to be a reliable and adaptable team player with exceptional leadership, training, and mentorship skills. Your strong communication and problem-solving skills will be the key to your success in this role.

Please note you will also need to have a valid Class 5 driver’s license, access to a reliable insured vehicle, and be willing to travel regularly through Alberta. Knowledge, experience or understanding of First Nations Cultural Traditions is also required.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your experience to a not-for-profit organization and start making a difference. You’ll be joining a small, tight-knit and very passionate team who come in each day with a sense of purpose and a love of what they do. You’ll also be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, negotiable based on skills and experience.

Relocation assistance is negotiable for the right candidate.

Additional employee benefits include:

  • Extensive group insurance package, health care, and dental
  • Defined Contribution Pension up to 5% matched
  • Competitive vacation, including a bonus week at Christmas!

If you’re a hard worker who wants to work within a growing non-profit organization that prides itself on collaboration, team work and a supportive working environment – Apply Online Today!  For full details and to apply, please visit

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