City of Yellowknife
  • 15-May-2018 to 31-May-2018 (MST)
  • Fire Division
  • Yellowknife, NT, CAN
  • $81,669 - $98,488
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The City of Yellowknife offers a comprehensive benefits package including a $450.00 monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for the right person to join and lead our amazing team of dispatchers in its Public Safety Department. We need a professional, detail oriented and highly motivated individual to assume the challenging and rewarding role of Emergency Dispatch Supervisor.


Under the general supervision of the Fire Chief, the incumbent is a working supervisor who provides supervision to the Emergency Dispatchers and provides emergency and non-emergency dispatching services for the Fire Division, the Municipal Enforcement Division, and the Public Works Department.  This position will involve some shift work, but will primarily be Monday to Friday.


The incumbent must have the aptitude to take emergency calls and solicit appropriate information from callers in a professional and sensitive manner.  The incumbent must also have a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience (preferably in a dispatching environment.) To perform the work, it is also necessary that the incumbent has the aptitude to operate both FDM CAD and SCADA computerized systems. The Emergency Dispatch Supervisor will also be required to have, or be able to attain, the below listed specific vocational qualifications:


  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Emergency Medical Dispatching (EMD)
  • Emergency Fire Dispatching (EFD)
  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level "C"


Please note: all of the emergency related qualifications can be attained by the right person through courses provided by the City of Yellowknife. The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $81,669 - $98,488 and as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a $450.00 monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.   Start a new Career with us!        


Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than May 31, 2018.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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