Jobs and Volunteering

The Municipality of Centre Hastings is located in the heart of Hastings County, mid-way between the cities of Toronto and Ottawa, and directly north of the City of Belleville at the intersection of Provincial Highway’s 7 and 62.

Current Opportunities

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization focused on continuous improvement, innovation and providing exceptional customer service. We offer a collaborative team environment and an excellent place to take charge of your career.

September 21st,2023

The Municipality of Centre Hastings requires a Fire Chief

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Fire Chief provides leadership and technical expertise and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the fire service. Reporting directly to the CAO/Clerk and working within the regulations identified by Council. The Fire Chief directly supervises and is responsible for the administration of all Fire Department Officers as well as overseeing the Departmental Organization, including volunteer firefighters.

The Fire Chief plans, organizes, leads, and directs departmental operations with respect to administration, equipment maintenance, apparatus, and personnel. The Fire Chief also provides support to the Municipality of Centre Hastings and manages the Municipal Emergency Management program and plan.

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The Preferred Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education in Emergency Services Management, Fire Service Administration, Fire Safety, Business Administration, Accounting, or relevant combination of professional discipline.       
  • Five or more years of experience effectively supervising fire department staff and the operation of fire service.
  • Thorough knowledge of the legislation and regulations with respect to municipal fire suppression, fire prevention, public education and emergency response services.
  • Demonstrated experience in the overall management of a Fire Department.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of government structure, protocol, and procedures

The salary scale for the position is $87,887 - $100,445.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume in confidence by 4 p.m. on October 12th, 2023, quoting “Fire Chief/CEMC” to the attention of:

Typhany Choinard, CAO/Clerk
Municipality of Centre Hastings

7 Furnace Street, P.O. Box 900 Madoc, Ontario K0K 2K0



 We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Other Recruitment Information

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We are pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Please let us know if you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. Alternative formats of job postings are available upon request. Please email your request to Centre Hastings Municipal Clerk, or Contact Us during office hours.

A valid and satisfactory Police Records Check will be required prior to start of employment. A Vulnerable Sector Check is required for identified positions.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.


Thank you for your interest in working for the Municipality.

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