Part-Time Prevention Officer

Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council

The AKRC requires a Part-Time Fire Prevention Officer to serve the five Member bands comprising of seven communities.

Reports to: Director of Operations


  • Assess, identify, and recommend to First Nations’ Councils and Fire Chief the performance, the equipment, and the training needs of each community’s volunteer fire department.
  • Provide and/or deliver approved training to the First Nations’ volunteer fire departments relating to structural firefighting and fire prevention.
  • Maintain adequate training materials and records of training provided.
  • Develop a fire prevention education program for delivery to each First Nation community and local education authorities.
  • Document and identify any potential fire hazards in or around the communities.
  • Assist First Nations in developing and/or updating community Emergency Disaster plans.
  • Conduct fire and life safety inspections.
  • Performs public relations.
  • Reviews and assists in building plans for compliance with relevant Codes and Standards
  • Conducts and assists HRSDC inspections of new or renovated public buildings.
  • Maintain professional competency.
  • Assist in proposals to acquire fire protection/prevention equipment for communities.
  • Represent the AKRC as a board member for the Health and Safety.
  • Conduct ACRS (asset condition reporting system ) in the communities and advise on maintenance andhealth and safety repairs as they pertain to Fire Prevention.

Deliver Programs

  • Fire safety poster contests for schools
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Fire investigations
  • Fire prevention material distribution


  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Completion of a college program in fire protection technology, fire science or a related field is preferred
  • Firefighting and emergency medical care training certifications
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be a team player and able to take direction
  • Experience as a volunteer firefighter is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of Ontario legislation, regulations, and/or requirements. (ESA, OHSA, OHRC, building, fire codes etc.)

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to drive on winter ice roads to access remote communities.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license in good standing.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, and automated External Defibrillator (AED) certifications.
  • Must provide proof of two COVID vaccination shots.
  • A pleasure boat operator license would be an asset but not required.

Please send a cover letter and resume along with three references (including the last place of employment.

Duration & Type of Position:1 Year Full Time
Reports To:Director of Operations

Ways to Apply

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      Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council
      P.O. Box 237
      Sioux Narrows
      Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
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