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Posting date: January 18, 2021

Our client is a professional consulting firm that primarily services the insurance market. They have an opening for a dedicated, experienced field professional to join their growing team. The opening is for a fire investigator.

Fire Investigator (Ontario)

The primary purpose of the position is to:
a) Conduct, lead and report on investigations into the origin and cause of fires and explosions; and
b) Provide expert witness testimony regarding the origin and cause of fires and explosions.

1) Conduct investigations based on established fire investigation methodologies regarding the origin, cause, and circumstances of fires and explosions.
2) Gather and maintain evidence as required, while maintaining rules of evidence.
3) Conduct fire tests as required to prove theories.
4) Prepare fire investigation reports detailing the origin and cause of fires and explosions.
5) Present evidence and appear as an expert witness at various legal proceedings.
6) Various administrative functions related to maintaining investigation files and other employment-related tasks.

a) Knowledge of current and emerging fire investigative methods, techniques, procedures and theories to conduct, evaluate and report on investigations into fires and explosions.
b) Knowledge of fire dynamics, chemistry of fire/combustion, and scientific/technical principles to analyze post-fire indicators and evidence to support conclusions.
c) Analytical skills to determine the cause of fires and explosions.
d) Use and operation of various investigative and safety equipment to collect and secure evidence in support of investigations.
e) Written communications skills to record and maintain appropriate records of investigations.
f) Oral and written communication skills to prepare and present evidence in legal proceedings. Ability to provide technical expert evidence in laypersons terms to develop, explain, and verify your conclusions and to dispel any uncertainty.
g) Working knowledge of various software programs including Microsoft Office Suite.
h) Extensive driving is required within Ontario.

Minimum 8 years of relevant fire investigation experience. Experience in “fire prevention” is not considered relevant to this position. This experience may be with a government organization (Fire Dept., OFM, etc) or with a consulting company.
If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your resume, cover letter, and compensation expectations to Only qualified candidates will be considered.


Employer: Ontario Government
Job #: Q98-SOL-17089
Position title: Fire Protection Adviser
Posting date: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Fire Protection Adviser
The Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) is seeking Fire Protection Advisors to provide consultative expertise, leadership, advice, issues resolution and training on a range of fire and life safety matters, fire related legislation and other services to local municipalities, other levels of government, fire departments, unincorporated communities and internal/external stakeholders. Read full posting.

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October 7, 2019

Fire Investigator
AF3 Assistant Fire Commissioner 3
Department of Growth, Enterprise and Trade Office of the Fire Commissioner , Labour and Regulatory Services, Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 35516
Salary(s): AF3 $59,482.00 - $75,804.00 per year
Closing Date: October 21, 2019

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