Public Safety & Fire Prevention Technician

November 7 2023
Expected expiry date: December 31 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Defence, Security, Health, Safety, Environment,
Quebec, QC • Full time

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);
  • 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;


Place of work:  Kuujjuaq, Québec

Salary: Minimum: $56 763 annually – max.: $97 171 annually (Class 9).


Cost of living differential:  Minimum of $8 500/year

 Food allowance: Minimum of $ 3 707/year

 3 Annual leave trips to and from point of origin

 RRSP: 6% employer, 4% employee

Group Insurance

 Vacation: 20 days

Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

Please send your résumé 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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