Protective Services Manager

Peace River Regional District

Peace River Regional District

Protective Services Manager

Full Time, Permanent Position

Position Overview
Reporting to the General Manager of Community Services, the Protective Services Manager will lead the emergency and protective services functions, providing oversight and support to rural fire protection services provided directly by PRRD and through agreement with non-profit societies and member municipalities.
This position oversees, coordinates, and implements the rural Emergency Program, Regional 9-1-1, and Fire Dispatch Service, while providing information and advice to the public regarding emergency and protective services. This position is the primary point of contact for emergency and disaster situations.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area; such as, emergency management, fire services, business administration - plus a minimum of five (5) years experience in a local government leadership role. They will also have considerable knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, and standards.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
A Criminal Record Check and valid B.C. Drivers’ Licence is required.

Additional Information
The regular hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch. Flexible working hours are required to accommodate regular travel and evening/ weekend meeting commitments.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful
and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!

Join the PRRD Team!

Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area. 

Posting Date
December 6, 2019

Application Deadline
January 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Application Information
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:

Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
P. 250-784-3207  F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8

See the full job description or find out the application status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD by visiting:

Organization: Peace River Regional District

Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Fire / Rescue / First Aid Services,Emergency Management/Planning
Posted: December 6, 2019, 10:06 am
Expires: January 17, 2020, 4:00 pm

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