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Deputy Fire Centre Manager

Job IDD1-64-D4-4C-FB-AB
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2022-09-21
Posted Until2022-10-14
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
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Ministry of Forests

This position is in Castlegar. However, locations such as Cranbrook, Revelstoke, Invermere and Grand Forks where BCWS has offices may be considered based on operational needs and space availability.

Deputy Fire Centre Manager
$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually
Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role
A new business emphasis is directed to wildfire management planning, not only suppression. This emphasis is focused on planning to mitigate potential interface and wildfires, using fire to support ecosystem restoration, and using modeling/decision support tools for managing risk to the province's resource values. To meet this objective there is a renewed commitment on interaction with numerous local government authorities, First Nations communities and other stakeholder interests.
This role supports the Fire Centre Manager in the direction, management, and administration of all Fire Centre regional operations. The Deputy Fire Centre Manager supports the business and operational cycles (planning, preparedness, prevention, detection, emergency response, compliance and enforcement, aviation, budget management and cost recoveries) for the regional Fire Centre office and its Fire Zone bases. Supports and assists with all aspects of the administration of regional Fire Centre human resources and supports risk management practices for the deployment of fire fighting operations and capital resources.
Qualifications for this role include:

- University degree or technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management/public administration or equivalent knowledge.
- Demonstrated experience in wildfire management or an equivalent natural resources management program.
- Experience in management and supervision of diverse working groups/teams.
- Experience dealing with stakeholder interests and issues management.
- Experience leading and coaching diverse teams.
- Experience in business planning, procurement and financial management.
Salary$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now" For more information, and to apply online by October 14, 2022