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Start Date: Upon Security Clearance
Position: Fire Standards Specialist
Start Date: Upon Security Clearance
Location: Chalk River, ON
Salary - $95,400 to $112,200/Yr.
Note: Resumes due by December 21 at 1:00 p.m
- Develop and Implement an effective "Fire Protection Documentation Review Program"
- Review governance and supporting documentation to ensure they are accurate and meet current licence requirements
- Recommend document changes to the Fire Protection Program Authority
- Ensure documentation is reviewed and revised to ensure all review cycle commitments are met.
- Perform evaluations of Fire Protection program and material using the self-assessment process
- Participate in the evaluation of the Fire Protection Training Plan
- Reviews and identifies areas for improvement and ensures amendments are completed for existing governance, teaching plans and course documents
- Conduct gap analysis against industry best practices and current licence and law requirements
- Prepare logistically for all audits, inspections, reviews and benchmarking activities
- Liaison with both external and internal organizations as directed by the Fire Protection Program Authority
- Provide SME (subject matter expert) advice and guidance in respect to fire screenings, compensatory measures, (ITM) inspection testing and maintenance activities, as well as code and standard interpretations
- Develop and Implement an effective "Training Plan Monitoring Program" o Review course critiques and have corrective actions implemented for areas of improvement
- Recommend changes to the "Master Lesson Directives (MLDs)", "Quality Standards" and "Teaching Plans"
- Ensures training programs/Teaching Plans are conducted in accordance to Training Plan
- Monitors classroom instruction to ensure content and emphasis of material presented is in accordance with the intent of the Training Program
- Monitors practical training scenarios to ensure tactics and techniques are in accordance with the intent of the Training Program
- Research trends and developments to improve effectiveness of the Fire Protection program
- Report to the Fire Protection Program Authority the results of internal reviews, audits, assessments on operational
- Engineering degree or a Bachelor graduation in a relevant engineering or honours science discipline from a university of recognized standing or, through being a Licensed Engineer in the Province of Ontario in lieu of an engineering degree as long as it is in the relevant discipline.
- Minimum National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 Level 2
- Minimum seven (7) years fire service training experience, including development, implementation and evaluating of training standards an asset.
- Thorough knowledge of fire departmental policies, protocols and operations. Familiarity of practices, procedures and equipment used in fighting structural, wildland fires, technical rescue and hazardous material incidents.
- Possess sound knowledge in training development and adult learning principles.
- Certificates/Training in courseware design, analysis and evaluations will be considered an asset.
- Knowledge of nuclear industry standards for developing and implementing training standards.
- Knowledge of the application of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) program.
- General understanding of the National Building Code, National Fire Code and NFPA Standards.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills
- Ability and willingness to accommodate and support the unique learning styles of adults to ensure they successfully meet the training requirements of their positions
- Maintain certificates in First Aid, automated external debibrillator (AED)
- Able to attain and maintain Group 3 Radiation Protection (RP)