BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Fire Chief

Permanent Full-time Position

Bowen Island is located in Howe Sound, six kilometres west of mainland BC and accessed by a 20-minute ferry regularly departing from Horseshoe Bay`s BC Ferries Terminal in West Vancouver. Bowen was established as the first Island municipality in December 1999 and is a member of Metro Vancouver Regional District and the Islands Trust. The Bowen Island community consists of 3,800 permanent year round residents, and approximately 1,500 part-time residents.

Bowen Island Municipality is looking for permanent full-time Fire Chief to join our team. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Fire Chief will administer, plan, direct and control all aspects of the Fire Department including the administration, fire suppression, fire prevention and rescue activities.  In addition, the Fire Chief will abide by and implement applicable local, provincial and federal regulations.   Please visit the BIM website to view the full job description at:

The successful applicant will:
  • Have completed, or will be enrolled within six months, the required certifications from the Justice Institute of B.C.
  • Have knowledge of Provincial Fire and Emergency regulations.
  • Have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated success in working effectively with volunteers, staff and elected officials in a team environment.

The salary range for this position is competitive and includes a full range of benefits with flexible hours. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed resume and covering letter in confidence by 4:00 pm, Friday, April 12th, 2019 to the attention of:

Kathy Lalonde
Chief Administrative Officer
Bowen Island Municipality
981 Artisan Lane Bowen Island, BC   V0N 1G2
PHONE: 604-947-4255
FAX:  604-947-0193

We thank all applicants, but only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Bowen Island, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Fire & Rescue Services
Posted: March 7, 2019, 2:49 pm
Expires: April 12, 2019, 4:00 pm