Fire Chief

Your opportunity

As our Fire Chief, you’ll be a champion of efficiency and innovation while empowering Fire and Emergency Services to deliver high quality service to the diverse residents of Brampton. You are a recognized people leader that understands the complexity of your operational responsibilities while delivering on a strategic vision. You are known for your ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders to design and implement modern and forward thinking solutions to new challenges. You understand where Brampton is headed, you see the bigger picture and how Fire and Emergency Services is part of it and you are inspired to be part of our future.

Key Deliverables

  • Leads planning for the strategic direction of Fire and Emergency Services in a growing and diverse community, and aligns with a future-ready mindset.
  • As a key member of the Corporate Leadership Team sees the bigger picture for the future of Brampton, is able to make broader organizational connections that deliver results based on intentional collaboration.
  • Oversees operating and capital budget submissions including strategic workforce planning and responds to, and anticipates community needs.
  • Establishes and maintains policies and procedures in accordance with municipal by-laws, provincial and federal legislation and in accordance with the Office of the Fire Marshall.
  • Proactive management of fire prevention and emerging fire safety issues. Conducts or manages studies as required to present to stakeholders.


  • Provides leadership to the team including mentoring, guidance, coaching and performance management.
  • Holds self and leaders accountable, builds trust and confidence, and provides support to enable growth and development.
  • Builds and maintains a positive workplace culture of trust, integrity, transparency and respect.
  • Fosters collaboration and mutual respect amongst all team contributors.
  • Provides recommendations to City Council, senior Corporate staff, members of the public, external planning agencies and private sector interests.
  • Builds and establishes partnerships based on trust across the organization to develop strategic direction and resolve complex operational issues.
  • Breaks down organizational boundaries and collaborates with business units to drive progress.
  • Builds strong relationships with peers in the Region of Peel including other Fire Services, Police and Paramedic Services.
  • Point person for external media for high priority emergencies and incidents.
  • Actively participates in internal and external stakeholder relationship building.

The Team

Reports to:
  • Chief Administrative Officer

Direct Reports:
  • Two Deputy Fire Chiefs
  • Division Chief Administrative Services
  • Manager, Emergency Measures

Are you future ready?


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