Assistant Chief, Education and Training

Department: Fire Rescue

Closing Date: May 06, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-51

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Assistant Chief – Education and Training. The Assistant Chief - Education and Training is a member of the fire management team reporting to the Deputy Fire Chief – Administration and is accountable for the design, development, scheduling, implementation, evaluation and analysis of the education and training program for career members and paid on-call staff. The incumbent is the spokesperson for the Education and Training Division and ensures that educational programs include the most up-to-date techniques and methods and manages the related budget. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have Degree in Adult Education, Education, Leadership, Liberal Studies or other related discipline and be a trained and experienced Fire Fighter who has demonstrated excellent leadership skills with a minimum of 5 years’ progressively responsible and related experience, including 3 years in a supervisory role.  An equivalent combination of education, skills and experience will also be considered.

Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required as well as a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 21-51 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Related Documents



Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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