Public Safety & Fire Prevention Technician

May 14 2024
Expected expiry date: June 12 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Health, Safety, Environment,
Anywhere - Quebec | Anywhere - Nova Scotia | Anywhere - New Brunswick | Anywhere - Newfoundland and Labrador | Anywhere - Ontario | Anywhere - Manitoba • Full time

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is a supra-municipal organization with jurisdiction over the Quebec territory located north of the 55th parallel. 


The role of the KRG Civil Security Department (CS) is to increase awareness of the importance of emergency preparedness in the communities and support related activities. In particular, the Section works closely with the 14 northern villages to strengthen planning, human and physical resources for fire safety and search and rescue operations. For the purpose of executing this mandate, KRG is currently looking for a person to fill the following position:

Public Safety & Fire Prevention Technician

(Permanent / Rotational)

Under the supervision of the Civil Security Coordinator, the Public Safety & Fire Prevention Technician is responsible for the following duties:

  • Develop, promote and deliver public safety and fire prevention programs to the communities;
  • Educate, promote, interpret and enforce applicable fire safety codes and legislation;
  • Verify the inspection and testing of fire protection systems in public buildings and major occupancies;
  • Conduct fire investigations and prepare and maintain related reports;
  • Elaborate, in collaboration with municipal fire brigades, intervention plans for different buildings as demanded by the Nunavik Fire Safety Cover plan;
  • Participate in the development of municipal or regional emergency response plans,
  • Provide technical support and training for municipal firefighters;
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

The selected candidate must :

  • Possess post secondary education in Fire Prevention (AEC) or have IFSAC Pro Board Certifications
  • Have a minimum of two years related experience;
  • Have the ability to interpret building plans and understand construction details;
  • Have an in depth knowledge of Building and Fire Codes and a good understanding of relevant computer software applications;
  • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills and commitment to customer service excellence;
  • Membership in Quebec Association or Fire Prevention Technician (ATPIQ) will be considered an asset;
  • Have the ability to communicate orally and in writing in at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Be willing to travel frequently in Nunavik;


  • Work schedule and place of work: 6-3 rotation schedule: 6 weeks working in the Northern Villages (52.5 hours weekly), followed by 3 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly)


  • Work schedule and place of work: 4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);

Place of employment:  Nunavik, Quebec

Salary:  Min. $58 466 - Max. $100 085 a year 


Lodging paid while working in the northern villages;

Meals and expenses paid while travelling in Nunavik;

Group benefits including Simplified Pension Plan;

Vacation: 20 days/year

Statutory holidays: 20 days including 10 during Christmas holidays


The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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