Firefithing training coordinator

January 18 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Engineering, Security, Protective Services, Defence, Defence, Security, Health, Safety, Environment, Supervision, Surveillance
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), whose main office is located in Kuujjuaq, serving the 14 communities of Nunavik, is looking for a person to work in the capacity of:


Under the supervision of the Civil Security Coordinator, the Firefighting Training Coordinator will implement and keep update the training program, allowing over 210 volunteer firefighters of the region to obtain their Firefighter 1 certification from the École Nationale des Pompiers du Quebec (ÉNPQ). The Firefighting Training Coordinator is responsible for the following duties;

  • Develop and implement a regional recruitment campaign;
  • Coordinate, supervise and provide technical assistance to instructors from the region;
  • Ensure mentoring and development of firefighting instructors;
  • Assess and evaluate the acquired competency of the instructors;
  • Plan, schedule and organize training courses in all 14 communities;
  • Ensure that firefighters receive pertinent, high-quality and coherent qualifying professional training required by the ENPQ;
  • Ensure the use and adaptation of the pedagogical and didactic material prescribed by the ENPQ;
  • In cooperation with the ENPQ, provide supporting documents on each firefighter;
  • Ensure that the training facilities in Kuujjuaq are kept in good working condition;
  • Manage funding reports and budget costs and recommend adjustments as required;
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

The selected candidate must :

  • Be a certified firefighting instructor by the ENPQ;
  • Possess a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience;
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages: Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Possess excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • Be available to travel frequently in the Nunavik region.

Place of work:          Kuujjuaq, Québec

Salary:                       Minimum: $49 592 annually – max.: $85 512 annually (Class 9).


  • Cost of living differential:  Minimum of $8 500/year      
  • Food allowance: Minimum of $ 3 707/year        
  • Annual leave trips               
  • RRSP: 6% employer, 4% employee             
  • Group Insurance                        
  • Vacation: 20 days       
  • Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

Please send your résumé before 5 p.m. on January 22, 2021 to:

Human Resources Section
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC  J0M 1C0
Email: **************@***.** / Fax: 819-964-2975


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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