POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Chief of Fire, participates in planning, co-ordinating and directing the operation of the Thunder Bay Fire Rescue (TBFR). Specific responsibilities may be delegated to staff members, together with the necessary authority for their fulfillment, but the overall responsibility may neither be delegated nor relinquished.
1. Participates as a member of the TBFR Management Team by providing input into organizational and operational reviews, human resource management, budget issues, technical matters and major issues management. Also participates by providing input into the identification and development of TBFR policies, strategic initiatives, projects and priorities.
1. Supervises preventative maintenance and the provision of materials and services required for the operation of buildings, apparatus, equipment and property of the TBFR.
2. Manages TBFR operations and personnel; evaluates employees and emergency operations.
3. Participates in developing, administering, and maintaining TBFR policies and procedures, consistent with Corporate and Divisional objectives; plans and implements short- and long-term objectives; participates with the Chief in planning and implementing short- and long-range goals and objectives for the development of effective fire protection services.
4. Ensures appropriate interpretation and application of applicable legislation, related regulations, and codes.
5. Participates with the Chief in the development of annual operating budget for TBFR; participates in the preparation of the capital budget; participates in budget administration and control and in the procurement process.
6. Provides evidence in Court relative to TBFR operations.
7. Assumes all the duties and responsibilities of the Chief during absences.
8. Participates in the pre-planning of unit response to fires and other emergencies.
9. Responsible for clerical staff under the direction of the Chief.
10. Prepares information, reports, letters and memoranda; attends Council/Committee meetings, public hearings, community and other public meetings as required; makes presentations and provides recommendations on matters pertaining to TBFR.
11. Acts as Alternate District Fire Coordinator.
12. Participates on committees and cross-functional teams as appropriate.
13. Provides Incident Command at major emergency operations as required.
14. Assumes the duties of Community Emergency Management Coordinator during absences.
15. Participates as a member of the Emergency Operations Centre.
16. Performs such other related duties as may be required.
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