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E911 Fire Dispatcher (Part-Time) (Time-Duration)
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

July 30, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2018-40 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is comprised of six member municipalities and eight Electoral Areas, each containing numerous unique communities, cultures and landscapes. The FVRD covers roughly 13,900 square kilometers, equal to more than twice the size of Prince Edward Island. We provide various levels of fire protection services and emergency services throughout the region and administer seven volunteer fire departments.

We are inviting applications from qualified candidates, who have previous and/or recent emergency dispatch experience, to fill the Part-Time (Time-Duration) position of Fire Dispatcher. It is anticipated that the incumbent would work part-time hours between 07:00 and 21:00 in the Fraser Valley Regional District E911 Fire Dispatch office located in Chilliwack. The term of this appointment is from August 2018 to approximately February 28, 2019.
Duties: The incumbent is responsible for efficient and effective Emergency Fire Dispatch service. Duties include responding to all emergency telephone and radio calls, inquiring for complete information, controlling, monitoring and operating a communication system, responding to public requests for assistance, and maintaining the dispatch centre, including all records.
Educational Requirements: • Either a graduate of an accredited public safety communications training program or have an equivalent combination of education and a significant amount of emergency dispatch experience;
Skill Requirements: • Experience and ability to operate desktop and network computer operating systems, common office applications and computer aided dispatch and perform simple computer troubleshooting and maintenance;
• Experience in the operation of VHF dispatch radio systems;
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
Salary: The starting wage for this union position is $26.16 per hour (2018 rate) plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits.
Additional Information: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2018-40 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on July 30, 2018 to: or mail to:

Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Web Address:
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
Fax: 604-702-5461
Opening Date: July 19, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 30, 2018 04:30 PM