Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Do you have expertise in emergency management and experience with adult education? If so, consider this

unique opportunity with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM).

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Develop and implement Hazardous Materials (Haz Mat), Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and

Explosion Response (CBRNE), and Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) training and response programs

• Provide group leadership, advice, and direction to members of OFMEM and stakeholders

• Develop effective interagency relationships and act as an OFMEM expert and spokesperson during responses

to incidents

How do I qualify?


• You possess or have the ability to obtain a class D Driver’s License with Z endorsement to operate specialized

vehicles and equipment

Technical Knowledge and Experience

You have:

• Expert knowledge of current theories, techniques, and practices related to risk assessment and management

as well as emergency services management

• Experience with the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of emergency

planning/management models and programs

• Program development skills to conduct needs analyses and research, lead focus groups, perform evaluations,

and develop implementation and delivery strategies

• Knowledge of fire protection and prevention services and other response agency organization and

management practices

• Knowledge of applicable legislation, codes, statutes, regulations and by-laws

• Knowledge of developments, trends, technology, and programs in the field of Chemical, Biological,

Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive events (CBRNE), Hazardous Materials, and Heavy Urban Search and Rescue

(HUSAR) as well as ability to operate relevant apparatus and personal protective equipment

Adult Education Knowledge and Skills

• You have knowledge of adult education techniques, curriculum development and delivery, and teaching and

learning strategies for diverse groups

• You have experience with facilitation, presentation, and instruction methods and demonstrated instructional

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Oral and Written Communication Skills

• You are able to write program proposals, news releases, media advisories, briefing materials, and

communications plans

• You can prepare learning outcomes, curriculum, testing materials, and articles

• You have presentation skills to present at conferences and conduct training sessions

• You have negotiation skills to influence diverse client and interest groups with potentially opposing viewpoints

Research, Analytical, Evaluation Skills

• You can conduct program evaluations as well as compile and analyze data to identify trends and issues

• You can identify training needs and develop educational programs

• You can research changing fire service technology, fire service practices, and technology to adapt training

material accordingly

Leadership Skills

• You can provide technical direction, facilitate training, meetings, and focus groups and influence fire services


• You have organizational and planning skills to coordinate projects

Additional Information:

Address: 1 Permanent, 2284 Nursery Rd, HWY 26, Midhurst, Central Region, General

Screening Requirement

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Schedule: 3

Category: Consulting and Planning

Posted on: Monday, March 5, 2018


The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the

commencement of employment.

In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top

candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional

Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this


You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it,

along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery

Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and

obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section

above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is

required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean

you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the

TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s screening

check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being

filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.


How to apply:

1. You must apply online.

2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to

write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools

and Resources.

3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete

examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the

information you provide to us.

4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.

5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process,

please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you

within 48 hours.

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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of

qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service

Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared

with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your

name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a

competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or

resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions

held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the

Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions

currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the

Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position

with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances

around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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