Executive/Senior Leadership Opportunities

Director of Fire & Protective Services

The City of Regina is Saskatchewan’s provincial capital and home to more than 200,000 people. This is a family-friendly community with outstanding neighbourhoods, attractions, health care, educational institutions and abundant green space. With its thriving economy and affordable housing, Regina offers a future with many possibilities, both personally and professionally. The City of Regina’s, City Services Division, is committed to its people and is dedicated to building a strong and healthy community. This key role is an exciting mandate for an emergency services leader combining strategic thinking with tactical expertise and a proven ability to rally others around a vision for Fire and Protective Services and achieve results.

Reporting to the Executive Director of City Services, you will assume overall responsibility for the effective and efficient operations and management of all Fire Services and bylaw enforcement activities, and take on statutory duties required by applicable Acts and Regulations. Additionally, as Fire Chief, you will be expected to lead in the Department’s emergency preparedness planning, development and training, public education and bylaw enforcement services as well as respond to municipal emergencies, as required. Fostering strong relationships with community partners will be a key responsibility of this high profile role. As Fire Chief, you will demonstrate an ability to provide leadership and direction to a multi-disciplinary team engaged in providing Fire Services to the Community. As a leader, you will commit to working passionately, boldly and with compassion, taking ownership and acting with integrity. Your ability to set and achieve both personal and professional goals as well as contribute to the goals of the organization will enhance your success in this role.

You will serve as a member of the Division’s leadership team with responsibility to work effectively with diverse stakeholders and elected officials. You have a degree/diploma in Public Administration or Fire Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and progressively related work experience. You have several years of leadership experience, preferably in a medium to large sized unionized environment within Fire Services. You have highly developed analytical and business-planning skills, with a track record for successful long-term visioning and strategic planning. You are an inspirational leader who is capable of articulating a vision.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Amanda Bugatto at Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at amanda.bugatto@odgersberndtson.com or to apply online, visit the Odgers Berndtson's website at http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en-ca/opportunities/.