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By-law No. 2010-074 The Municipality of Bayham By-Law No. 2010-074 Being A By-law to ESTABLISH A FIRE DEPARTMENT (Short Title "Bayham Fire and Emergency Services E&R") WHEREAS Section 9 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended, provides that a municipality has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person for the purpose of exercising it's authority under the Act; AND WHEREAS Section 8 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended provides that powers shall be interpreted so as to confer broad authority on municipalities to: (a) enable municipalities to govern their affairs as they consider appropriate and (b) enhance their ability to respond to municipal issues; AND WHEREAS Part II, Section 5(0.1) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c.4 as amended, permits the council to enact a by-law to establish a fire department to provide fire protection and fire prevention services and for participating in an emergency fire services program c.25, s.475 (2); and, AND WHEREAS the Municipality of Bayham has established a fire department commonly known as Bayham Fire and Emergency Services; AND WHEREAS Section 391 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c 25, as amended, authorizes a municipality by By-law to impose fees or charges on any class of persons for services or activities provided or done on behalf of the municipality and for the use of the municipality's property, including property under its control; BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Municipal Council of the Municipality of Bayham, as follows: 1. Definitions: In this by-law, unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated: Approved Shall mean approved by the Council. Automatic Aid Shall mean any agreement under which a municipality agrees to provide an initial response to fires, rescues and emergencies that may occur in part of another municipality where a fire department in the municipality is capable of responding more quickly than any fire department situated in the other municipality; or a municipality agrees to provide a supplemental response to fires, rescues and emergencies that may occur in a part of another municipality where a fire department is capable of providing the quickest supplemental response to fires, rescues and emergencies occurring in the part of another municipality. Community Shall mean the Community Emergency Management Emergency Coordinator responsible for the coordination of persons Management and systems respecting emergency management Coordinator planning activities including the maintenance of and (CEMC) training for prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery plans in order to reduce the impact on the community in the case of a major emergency, in accordance with the Emergency Management Act, 2003. Chief Shall mean the person appointed by council to act as Administrative chief administrative officer for the corporation. Officer Shall mean a general term which may refer to the Fire Chief Officer Chief, Director of Emergency Services, Deputy Fire Chief(s) or any qualified person as delegated by the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Services to act as chief officer respecting matters of command and control of any emergency operation or situation, as required. Company Shall mean a complement of firefighting personnel operating one or more pieces of apparatus under the supervision of an officer. Municipality Shall mean the Municipality of Bayham. Council Shall mean the Council of the Municipality of Bayham. Deputy Shall mean the person or persons appointed by council Fire Chief, to act on behalf of the Fire Chief of the fire department Alternate CEMC in the case of an absence or a vacancy in the office of Fire Chief and who is qualified to act as CEMC in the case of an absence or a vacancy in the office of the CEMC. Emergency Shall mean a sprinkler system, standpipe system, fire System extinguishing system, smoke control system, emergency power system, fire pump system, voice communication system or any other device monitored through a fire alarm system. Fee or Fees Shall mean in relation to this by-law and any other by- for Service law pertaining to fire protection services, as amended from time to time or any successor by-law thereto, means any fee imposed for services and billed pursuant to the above as approved by Council. Fire Chief, Shall mean the person appointed by by-law and such (CEMC) Fire Chief shall be the senior administrator and general manager of the fire department, and for the purposes of the FPPA shall be the Fire Chief and Chief Fire Official of the Municipality whose duty it shall be to perform all statutory functions of the Fire Chief and Chief Fire Official, and shall perform such other duties as prescribed by Council and is also responsible for the coordination, administration and maintenance of the Bayham Emergency Management Program. The Fire Chief shall report to council as required by the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 and in accordance with the provisions established by the Emergency Management Act, 2003. The Fire Chief shall be responsible for all duties and responsibilities relegated by the FPPA and EMA. Fire Department Shall mean the fire department of the Municipality of Bayham also known as the Bayham Fire and Emergency Services and shall include the Fire Chief, the Deputy Chief(s), District Chief(s), Division Chiefs, Fire Captain(s) and all firefighters appointed by the council. Firefighter Shall mean the Fire Chief and any other person employed in, or appointed to the fire department and assigned to undertake fire protection services, and includes a volunteer firefighter. Fire Protection Shall mean the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and Prevention 1997, S.O. c.4, as amended and any Regulation made Act, 1997(FPPA) under it. Fire Protection Shall mean those services provided within the divisions Services of fire suppression, fire prevention, fire safety education, communication, training of persons involved in the provision of fire protection services, rescue and emergency services and the delivery of all those services. Full-time Shall mean a person regularly employed in the fire Firefighter department on a full-time salaried basis and assigned exclusively to fire protection services. Malicious Act Shall mean a wrong act done intentionally by any person without just cause or excuse. Member Shall mean a full-time firefighter, volunteer firefighter and officer of Bayham Fire and Emergency Services, but excludes the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, and any other administrative staff assigned to the fire department. Motor Vehicle Shall mean the same as prescribed in the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990 c. H.8, as amended. Mutual Aid Shall mean a program to provide or receive assistance in the case of a major emergency in a municipality. Non-resident Shall mean a person who is neither a property owner nor a tenant of property within the Municipality of Bayham. �:e Nuisance False Shall mean the activation of a fire alarm system through Alarm a mechanical failure, equipment malfunction, improper installation of the system, or failure to maintain the system as prescribed by the Fire Code being O.Reg. 388197, as amended, but does not include the activation of a fire alarm system where the activation occurred as a result of the accidental damage to the system. Officer Shall mean the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief(s), District Chief(s), Fire Captain(s) and any other such person as may be designated an officer from time to time by the Fire Chief. Owner Shall mean any person, firm or corporation having control over any portion of a building yard or other property under construction and includes persons of that building, yard or property as prescribed by O. Reg. 388/97, as amended (The Ontario Fire Code). Platoon Shall mean two companies of personnel operating two or more pieces of apparatus under the supervision of a Chief Officer. Property Shall mean any public or private real property within the Municipality of Bayham including buildings, structures, and erections of any nature and kind in or upon such lands, but excludes real property owned by the Federal or Provincial Crown. Rescue and Shall mean any life or property saving activity that is Emergency unrelated to fire suppression and fire prevention but Services include emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and specialized rescues including vehicle extrication, technical rope rescue, high 1 low angle rescue, confined space rescue, water & ice rescue, trench rescue, specialized electrical rescue and elevator rescue and any other rescue or activity approved by council and specified in Appendix C of this By-law. Volunteer Fire Shall mean a firefighter who provides fire protection Fighter services either voluntarily or for a nominal consideration, honorarium, training or activity allowance. 2. Establishment The fire department for the Municipality of Bayham and commonly known as Bayham Fire and Emergency Services is hereby established under the direction of the Fire Chief to provide fire protection services and such other approved rescue and emergency services for the Municipality of Bayham in accordance with Part II, Sections 2. (1), (2) & (3) if the FPPA, as outlined in the Public Fire Safety Guideline, PFSG 04-12-13, SCHEDULE 'A' of this By-Law. 3. Composition The fire department shall be structured in conformance Approved with the approved Organizational Chart, SCHEDULE Organizational °B', forming part of this By-law. The fire department Chart shall consist of a Fire Chief who is the head of the fire department as appointed by council and such numbers of Deputy Fire Chiefs, District Chiefs, Division Chiefs, Fire Captains, Fire Fighters and clerical staff as may be authourized or considered necessary from time to time by the Council, in order for the Fire Department to perform fire protection services, rescue and emergency services for the municipality in an efficient and effective manner. Further, the provision of fire protection services and other rescue and emergency services to any municipality outside of the territorial jurisdiction of the Municipality of Bayham is permissible through Automatic Aid, Mutual Aid, this By-law or any other agreement between said municipality and the Municipality of Bayham. 4. Fire Chief a) The Fire Chief shall be the head of the Fire Department Responsibilities and shall report to the council as required by the FPPA, and Authority through the Chief Administrative Officer and be responsible for the proper administration and efficient and effective operation of the fire department including the delivery of approved Programs and Services and is generally responsible for the following operational matters: 1) For the care and protection of all property belonging to the fire department; 2) For arranging the provision of necessary and proper facilities, apparatus, equipment and supplies for the fire department; 3) For determining and establishing in conjunction with the Council through the Chief Administrative Officer, the qualifications and criteria for employment or appointment and the duties of all officers, firefighters and administrative staff of the fire department; 4) For the conduct and discipline ranging from reprimand to dismissal of any officer, member or administrative services staff person of the Fire Department; 5) For preparing, or upon approval by the council, coordinating, implementing and maintaining a Master Fire Services Plan and program for the municipality, and any other such similar plans required by the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, and any other such Act or Regulation as may be proclaimed by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada; 6) For assisting with any other public official in an emergency declared by the Head of Council, the Premiere of Ontario, or the Prime minister of Canada; 7) For reporting to the appropriate crown attorney, or other prosecutor, or law enforcement or other officer the facts upon the evidence in any case in which there is reason to believe that a fire has been the result of criminal intent or negligence or in which there is reason to believe an offence has been committed under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997; 8) For keeping an accurate record, in convenient form for reference, of all fires, inspections, rescues and other emergencies responded to by the Fire Department in a manner consistent with the applicable records management policies of the Municipality of Bayham; 9) For keeping such other records as may be required by the council; 10)For preparing and presenting periodic reports to the Council through the Chief Administrative Officer as requested and any other specific reports requested by the Council; and, 11)For preparing and presenting the annual business plan and estimates of the Fire Department to the Council through the Treasurer and for exercising control over the budget approved by the Council for the Fire Department. b) The Fire Chief shall further take all proper measures for the prevention, control and extinguishment of fires and the protection of life and property and the management of emergencies within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality provided that such general orders, policies, procedures, rules, regulations and other measures do not conflict with the provisions of this By-law or any other By-law of the municipality, and shall exercise all powers mandated by the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, and withoutrestricting the generality of the foregoing shall be empowered to authorize: 1) pulling down or demolishing any building or structure to prevent the spread of fire, and 2) all necessary actions which may include boarding up or barricading of buildings or property to guard against fire or other danger, risk or accident, when unable to contact the property owner, and 3) recovery of expenses incurred by such necessary actions for the corporation in the manner provided through the Municipal Act and the Fire Protection and Prevention Act. c) The Fire Chief shall be responsible for the enforcement of this By-law and the development and enforcement of all general orders, policies, standard operating guidelines, procedures, and rules and regulations established under this By-law and for the enforcement of any other by-laws of the corporation respecting the administration and operation of the Fire Department, and shall review periodically such laws and may, for this purpose, establish advisory committees consisting of officers and other persons (including members of the general public) as the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Services may determine necessary from time to time to assist him in the discharge of this duty. d) The Fire Chief shall periodically review, revise or terminate, as required general orders, policies, procedures and rules of the fire department. e) In the case of by-laws, including this By-law, recommend to the Council through the Chief Administrative Officer, such amendments, as the Fire Chief considers appropriate. f) The Fire Chief shall have all powers, rights and duties assigned to a Fire Chief under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, including without limitation the authority to enforce compliance with the Fire Code made under this Act. g) The Fire Chief shall provide liaison with any association or union representing members of the Fire Department. h) The Fire Chief shall provide liaison with the Office of the Fire Marshal of Ontario and any other office or organization as required by the council or as considered necessary or advisable by the Fire Chief for the proper administration and efficient operation of the Fire Department and the effective management of fire protection services for the corporation. i) The Fire Chief may utilize such officers, members and administrative staff of the Fire Department as the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Services may determine, from time to time, to assist in the performance of his duties. j) Where Fire Chief designates a member to act in the place of himself or another officer in the fire department, such member, when so acting, has all of the powers and shall perform all duties of the officer replaced. 5 Authority to The fire department shall not respond to a call with leave municipal respect to a fire or emergency outside the limits of the limits municipality except with respect to a fire or emergency: a) that, in the opinion of the Fire Chief or designate of the fire department, threatens property in the municipality or property situated outside the municipality that is owned or occupied by the municipality, b) in a municipality with which an approved agreement has been entered into to provide fire protection services which may include automatic aid, c) on property with which an approved agreement has been entered into with any person or corporation to provide fire protection services, d) at the discretion of the Fire Chief, to a municipality authorized to participate in any county, district or regional mutual aid plan established by a fire coordinator appointed by the fire marshal or any other similar reciprocal plan or program, e) on property beyond the municipal boundary where the Fire Chief or designate determines immediate action is necessary to preserve life or property and the appropriate department is notified to respond and assume command or establish alternative measures, acceptable to the fire chief or his designate. 6. Deputy Fire In addition to the Fire Chief, the Council may appoint a Chief Deputy Fire Chief. The Deputy Fire Chief shall be the second ranking officer of the Fire Department and shall be subject to and shall obey all orders of the Fire Chief and shall perform such duties as are assigned by the Fire Chief, and shall, when the Fire Chief is not available, have the powers and perform the duties of the Fire Chief. 7. Divisional Each division of the fire department is the responsibility responsibilities of the Fire Chief and is under the direction of the Fire designated by Chief or a member designated by the Fire Chief. chief Designated members shall report to the fire chief on divisions and activities under their supervision and shall carry out all orders of the Fire Chief. 8. Supervision of The officers, members and other administrative services Personnel staff personnel of the Fire Department while on duty shall be under the direction and control of the Fire Chief or the next ranking officer. 9. Eligibility for Every applicant and every probationary member of the Employment Fire Department shall: a) Be at least 18 years of age; b) Complete and successfully pass written, verbal and physical examination suitable to the Fire Chief; c) be in good health, physically fit, acquire a medical certificate of good health from a medical practitioner, prior to commencement of employment; d) once employed, possess and demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Fire Chief the ability to safely endure the physical demands typically required for structural firefighting, including such psychomotor skills used for lifting, climbing, dragging, carrying, pulling and crawling in unfavourable conditions in any meteorological environment; e) within one year of the date of hire possess at a minimum an Ontario Class DZ, driver's permit and continually maintain the same; f) work and reside within such reasonable proximity to the fire department in order to respond to the fire station when called so as to efficiently and effectively attend emergent and non-emergent alarms in such a timely fashion, suitable to the satisfaction of the Fire Chief and able to maintain the minimum attendance levels as required by general orders, policies, standard operating guidelines, procedures, rules and regulations made under this By-law; 'at; g) provide proof through certified instrument acceptable to the Fire Chief a record free of any and all conviction for an offence or offences under the Criminal code of Canada and once employed maintain same or be subject to dismissal. 10. Probationary Persons hired as probationary firefighters to the Fire Period for New Department shall be on probation for a period of 12 Employees months, during which period they shall take such special training and examination, as may be required by the Fire Chief. 11. Dismissal- If a probationary member employed in, or appointed to, Probationary fire protection services fails any such training and Employees examinations or his or her prescribed duties, the Fire Chief may dismiss said member pursuant to corporate policy and procedure. Following the successful completion of the probation term, the Fire Chief may recommend to the Council 12. Appointment through the Chief Administrative Officer. The of Member appointment of the qualified person, as a member of the Fire Department, subject to the hiring policies of the Municipality of Bayham. 13. General Members shall conduct themselves in accordance with Duties and rules and regulations of the Fire Department, Responsibilities established by SCHEDULE `C' of this By-law and shall and Department give their whole and undivided attention, while on duty, Mission to the efficient operation of the Fire Department and Statement shall diligently and faithfully perform the duties assigned to them to the best of their ability. 14. Working conditions, remuneration and other terms of Remuneration, conditions of employment or appointment of the Fire Terms and Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, officers, Fire Fighters and Conditions of auxiliary members shall be determined by the council as Employment outlined in SCHEDULE 'D' 15. Discipline The Fire Chief may reprimand, suspend or recommend and Suspension dismissal of any member for insubordination, of members inefficiency, misconduct, tardiness or for noncompliance with any of the provisions of this by-law or general orders, policies, standard operating guidelines, procedures, departmental rules or regulations that, in the opinion of the fire chief, would be detrimental to discipline or the efficiency of the fire department. 16. Written Following the suspension of a member, the Fire Chief Report to shall immediately report, in writing, the suspension and Council recommendation to the Council through the Chief Administrative Officer. 17. Termination The procedures for termination of employment procedures prescribed in the corporation's personnel Policy shall apply to all firefighters. 18. Cost Additional Expenses: Recovery If as a result of a Fire and Emergency Services (i) response to an emergency including a motor vehicle incident, or (ii) carry out any of its duties or functions the Fire Chief or Deputy Fire Chief determines that it is necessary to incur additional expenses, retain a private contractor, rent special equipment not normally carried on a fire apparatus or use more materials than are carried on a fire apparatus (the "Additional Services") in order to suppress or extinguish a fire, preserve property, prevent a fire from spreading, control and eliminate an emergency, carry out or prevent damage to equipment owned by the Corporation or otherwise carry out the duties and functions of the Fire Department, the owner of the property requiring or causing the need for the Additional Services shall be charged the costs to provide the Additional Services including all applicable taxes. Property shall mean personal and real property. 19. General This by-law comes into effect the day it is passed by the Council, in the manner appropriate to the municipality. 20. Repealed By-law 2007-044 is repealed on the date this By-law is passed by the Council. 21. Schedules Schedules A, B, C & D are deemed to be an integral part of this By-law. Passed in Open Council on / ;J 6 SEALED and N BERED 2010-074 this /S day of EL/j 2010. Mayor t-&' i ae_AJ2_, Clerk l / / First Reading Second Reading 410 Third Reading .A( , ! ick "Oarg.,n 11of 36 SCHEDULE 'A' -APPROVED DELIVERY OF CORE SERVICES Service approved by Council - Presently trained, equipped, and providing service Service not approved by Council FLS Service approved by Council - Department not offering service until training is completed Purpose: To provide a summary of the core services that The Bayham Fire Department provides. Emergency Response: 1 Basic Firefighting- no expected rescue component 2 Structural Firefighting –Including Rescue 3Vehicle Firefighting 4 Wildland Firefighting 1111171 5 Marine Firefighting–Shore Based [i 6 Automatic 1 Mutual Aid–Per Council Approval ff1-1 8 Tiered Medical Response – Per Agreement between Thames EMS, London CACC and Bayham Council 9 Hazardous Materials Response–Awareness Level 10 Hazardous Materials Response–Operations Level 11 Hazardous Materials Response -Technician Level 12 Vehicle Accidents including Extrication 14 Transportation Incidents including Aircraft, Trains and Watercraft nn 15 Water and Ice Rescue–Awareness Level Fa' I 16 Water and Ice Rescue–Operations Level (Shore Base) 17 Water and Ice Rescue–Technician Level (Water Entry) MI 18 Other Public Assistance Min 19 Ambulance Assistance 1111 20 Police Assistance •71 21 Public Utilities Assistance 23 Urban Search and Rescue 1111 24 Rope Rescue–Awareness Level Trg 25 Rope Rescue–Operations Level YES 26 Rope Rescue–Technician Level 1;I.:S 27 Confined Space Rescue I Farm and Silo Rescue FLS Fire Prevention and Education: 1 Complete Inspection on Complaint or Request 2 Complete Routine Inspections F LS I 3 Issue I Revoke Burn Permits 4 Prepare Reports and Written Responses to Inspections 5 Develop, Deliver and Maintain a Smoke Alarm Program Inn 6 Provide Public Education Programs 7 Provide Media Releases and Media Access tai-1 8 Liaise with Municipal Departments to Ensure Code Compliance M-1 Develop, Deliver and Maintain Educational Programs Unique to the 9 Needs of the Municipality of Bayham 10 Develop and Maintain a Residential Home Inspection Program F Fire Investigation: 1 Determine Fire Cause and Origin for all Fires 2 Determine Fire Code Compliance INC 3 Determine Fire Suppression Effectiveness 11-1 4 Liaison with Ontario Fire Marshal Investigators 5 Liaison with Law Enforcement and Other Agencies 6 Support Criminal Prosecutions 7 Prepare for and Testify in Legal Proceedings .SCHEM)U 1LE `B. ORGANIZATIONAL CHART Bayham Fire and Emergency Services Bay ham Fire and Emergency Services torr}u iva Al Fire Chief Cl 1 1 1 1 i is 11 N Fr::1: , I I 1. illRI 1 I F1Ers P__ _ 2�� lac .2'3 7 Page 17 of 36 SCHEDULE "C" TO BY-LAW#2010-074 JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND MISSION STATEMENT C-1 Fire Chief C-2 Deputy Fire Chief C-3 District Chief C-4 Captain C-5 Chief Prevention Officer C-6 Chief Training Officer C-7 Fire Fighter C-8 Auxiliary Fire Fighter C-9 Mission Statement Page 18 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-1" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description FIRE CHIEF GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Fire Chief reports directly to the Administrator. This is a supervisory position involving responsibility for performing and directing work at the strategic level at an emergency scene or around the fire station. The Fire Chief carries out all duties required as the Chief Fire Official and as an Assistant to the Fire Marshal as described in the Fire Prevention and Protection Act, 1997. The work is done in accordance with established policies and requires the exercise of good judgment in emergency situations. The Fire Chief has responsible charge for the overall operation of the department including fire fighting, fire prevention, hazardous materials incidents, auto extrication incidents, rescue, all life and property saving functions with which the department may be involved, purchasing, maintenance and budgeting. His/her work is administrative and supervisory oriented. The Fire Chief's hours of work are outlined in the Municipality of Bayham's non-union personel policy EXAMPLES OF WORK-- MAJOR: • Preparation, with the assistance of Deputy Fire Chief and District Chiefs, presentation and administration, of the fire department budget • Plans, co-ordinates and directs the fire fighting, fire prevention, rescue and life and property saving functions • Reports to and assumes command at major incidents • Supervises the fire prevention activities • Supervises the training programs and assists in the development of these programs • Maintains discipline and morale of the Deputy and Station Chiefs • Purchases all major equipment and ensures the maintenance of same in accordance with municipal purchasing policy • Attends conferences and seminars to keep abreast of changes in equipment and methods of operation to ensure that the department will maintain, and where possible, improve the level of service in the municipality • Confers with the Administrator to ensure that the activities of the department are consistent with the goals and objectives of the municipality as established by Council • Meets regularly with the Deputy and Station Chiefs and other officers to ensure that they are following the procedures and goals of the department Page 19 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-1" cont'd • Supervises the performance appraisal program and conducts regular appraisals of those under his direct supervision • Recommends to the Administrator the hiring of personnel as required to maintain the manning level as established by Council EXAMPLES OF WORK— MINOR: As required, the Fire Chief will: • Comment on site plans, re-zonings, subdivision agreements and new buildings • Attend department head meetings • Attend area Fire Chiefs' meetings • Attend committee and council meetings as required • Participate in the public relations programs by speaking to groups and organizations • Comments to the municipal administrator on present and proposed Council and staff policies • Supervises the activities of the Fire Department Health & Safety Committee REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Advanced knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Advanced knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Advanced knowledge of the type of buildings in the municipality • Advanced knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures • Advanced knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment • Must have demonstrated ability to supervise fire fighters, maintain discipline, have sound judgment, be resourceful and in good physical condition EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommend at least five (5) years satisfactory experience as an officer and have received additional training at the Ontario Fire College, regional fire schools or educational seminars. Page 20 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-2" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Deputy Fire Chief reports directly to the Fire Chief. This is a supervisory position involving responsibility for performing and directing work at the strategic level at an emergency scene or around the fire station. The work is done in accordance with established policies and requires the exercise of good judgment in emergency situations. The Deputy Fire Chief has will be the management representative on the departments Joint Health and Safety Committee. In the absence of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief has all the authority of the Fire Chief. The Deputy Fire Chief will ensure that the following records are kept up to date and accurate: • Training Records • Equipment Inspection Logs • Rope Logs • PPE Inspection Logs EXAMPLES OF WORK— MAJOR: • Assist the Fire Chief with budget preparations • Plans, co-ordinates and directs the fire fighting, fire prevention, rescue and life and property saving functions • Reports to and assumes command at major incidents • Supervises the fire prevention activities • Supervises the training programs and assists in the development of these programs • Maintains discipline and morale of the Station Chiefs • Attends conferences and seminars to keep abreast of changes in equipment and methods of operation to ensure that the department will maintain, and where possible, improve the level of service in the municipality • Confers with the Fire Chief to ensure that the activities of the department are consistent with the goals and objectives of the municipality as established by Council • Meets regularly with the Fire Chief and Station Chiefs and other officers to ensure that they are following the procedures and goals of the department • Supervises the performance appraisal program and conducts regular appraisals of those under his direct supervision • Recommends to the Fire Chief the hiring and promotion of personnel as required to maintain the manning level as established by Council Page 21 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-2" cont'd EXAMPLES OF WORK— MINOR: As required, the Deputy Fire Chief will: • Comment on site plans, re-zonings, subdivision agreements and new buildings • Attend area Fire Chiefs' meetings • Participate in the public relations programs by speaking to groups and organizations • Supervises the activities of the Fire Department Health & Safety Committee and report all recommendations to the Fire Chief REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Advanced knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Advanced knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Advanced knowledge of the type of buildings in the municipality • Advanced knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures • Advanced knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment • Must have demonstrated ability to supervise fire fighters, maintain discipline, have sound judgment, be resourceful and in good physical condition EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommend at least five (5) years satisfactory experience as an officer and have received additional training at the Ontario Fire College, regional fire schools or educational seminars. Page 22 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-3" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job description DISTRICT CHIEF GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The District Chief reports directly to the Deputy Fire Chief and is in charge of fire fighting and training in a supervisory role under the overall direction of the Fire Chief. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE RANK: This is supervisory work involving responsibility for performing and directing work at the strategic or tactical level at an emergency scene or around the fire station. The work is done in accordance with established policies and requires the exercise of good judgment in emergency situations. This person is also responsible to oversee the training and is to maintain discipline within the fire station ranks. The above work is performed under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and all policy matters are referred to the Deputy Fire Chief. The District Chief has a high degree of responsibility for the protection of lives and property and is responsible to ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Responds to all alarms of emergency and assumes command of the scene until relieved by the Deputy Fire Chief or Fire Chief. • Supervises the fire ground to ensure that the officers and fire fighters operate in a safe manner consistent with established procedures and accepted fire fighting methods • Determines causes of fires in conjunction with other officers and ensures that the necessary forms are completed • Advises the Deputy Fire Chief of any changes in procedures or methods necessary to maintain or increase the fire fighting efficiency • Advises the Deputy Fire Chief of any repairs necessary to maintain the vehicles, equipment and stations • Maintains discipline and morale of the volunteers in the fire fighting ranks • Maintains a performance appraisal system, conducts regular reviews of all staff and recommends personnel for promotion • Ensures that the station is maintained and kept in good repair • Any other duties as assigned by Deputy Fire Chief or Fire Chief Page 23 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-3" cont'd REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Good knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Good knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Good knowledge of the type of buildings in the municipality • Good knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures • Good knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment • Must have the ability to supervise fire fighters, maintain discipline, have sound judgment, be resourceful and in good physical condition ATTENDANCE: The District Chief must attend 70% of training sessions and meetings. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommend at least five (5) years satisfactory experience as an officer and have received additional training at the Ontario Fire College, regional fire schools or educational seminars. WORKING CONDITIONS: The District Chief will be expected to respond and work in all types of weather and less than ideal conditions. He/she could have to enter hazardous atmospheres and areas and will be expected to work in a safe manner. Page 24 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-4" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description CAPTAIN GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Captain reports to the District Chief and has responsible charge of three firefighters. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE RANK: This is supervisory work involving responsibility for performing and directing work at the task level at an emergency scene or around the fire station. The work is done in accordance with established policies and requires the exercise of good judgment in emergency situations. The Captain responds to emergency calls assigned to his/her company, will act as a sector officer and may assume command until relieved by a senior officer. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Responds to alarms assigned to his/her station • Operates as a sector officer at the task level in the IMS system • Assigns personnel to lay out and connect hose lines and nozzles, turn water on and off, direct hose streams, raise ladders, ventilate buildings, perform salvage, perform rescue operations, stabilize hazardous materials scenes and any other life and property saving functions which the station may be involved in, within one's own capabilities • Inspects the fire scene to prevent re-ignition • Supervises the cleaning, checking and replacement of tools and equipment after an emergency • Supervises the work of the fire fighters to ensure that it is done safely and in accordance with established procedures • Inspects equipment, grounds and station to insure proper order and conditions • Reports deficiencies to the District Chief • Maintains discipline • Trains and drills fire fighters • Provides a record of training activities to the Station Chief • Meets on a regular basis with the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief and Station Chief to discuss the overall operation of the station • Any other duties as assigned by District Chief Page 25 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-4" cont'd REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Good knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Good knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Good knowledge of the type of buildings in his/her assigned area • Good knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures • Good knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment • Must have the ability to supervise fire fighters, maintain discipline, have sound judgment, be resourceful and in good physical condition ACCEPTABLE TRAINING: Must participate in at least 70% of the required annual training. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommend five (5) years satisfactory experience as a fire fighter and have received additional training at regional fire schools or educational seminars. WORKING CONDITIONS: The Captain will be expected to respond and work in all types of weather and less than ideal conditions. He/she could have to enter hazardous atmospheres and areas and will be expected to work in a safe manner. Page 26 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-5" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description FIRE PREVENTION OFFICER GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Fire Prevention officer is in charge of the fire prevention division under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and reports to the Fire Chief monthly. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE RANK: The rank holds the responsibility for coordinating and directing the activities of the fire prevention and education division of the department. This person is also responsible for providing fire prevention training to other members of the station. The above work is performed under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and all policy matters are referred to the Deputy Fire Chief. This position has a high degree of responsibility for the prevention of loss of lives and property in the municipality. EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assists the Fire Chief to: • Conduct fire prevention inspections of premises • Enforce fire prevention by-laws in consultation with the Fire Chief • Examine building plans • Make presentations to the public on fire prevention and education • Develop and implement an in-service fire prevention inspection program • Receive, process and follow up reports of fire prevention inspections conducted by fire fighting companies Also to perform the following: • Comment on site plans, re-zonings, subdivision agreements and new buildings as requested • Determine causes of fires in conjunction with other officers and ensures that the necessary forms are completed • Advise the Deputy Fire Chief of any changes in procedures or methods necessary to maintain or improve the fire prevention programs of the department • Meet regularly with the officers and Fire Chief to assist in developing and maintaining a progressive and efficient training program • Any other duties as assigned by the Deputy Fire Chief Page 27 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-5" cont'd REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Good knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Good knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Good knowledge of the type of buildings in the municipality ACCEPTABLE TRAINING: Must participate in at least 70% of the required annual training. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommend having at least five (5) years satisfactory experience as a fire fighter and have received additional training at the Ontario Fire College, regional fire schools or educational seminars. Page 28 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-6" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description TRAINING OFFICER GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Training Officer is in charge of the fire training division under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and will report to the Fire Chief on training activities monthly to ensure quality training is being performed. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE RANK: This rank holds the responsibility for coordinating and directing the activities of the fire training division and all trainer facilitators in the department. The above work is performed under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and all policy matters are referred to the Deputy Fire Chief. This position has a high degree of responsibility for the training of fire department members. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Meets regularly with the officers and Station Chief to assist in developing and maintaining a progressive and efficient training program • Develops and implements an in-service fire training program • Receives, processes and follows up reports of fire training activities conducted by fire fighting stations • Advises the Deputy Fire Chief of any changes in procedures or methods necessary to maintain or improve the fire training programs of the station • Attends all major emergencies • Attends all post-emergency evaluations • Involved in all major pre-emergency planning • Any other duties as assigned by Deputy Fire Chief REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: • Must have a sound basis in the principles of training and education • Good knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods • Good knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement • Good knowledge of the type of buildings in the municipality • Good knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures Page 29 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-6" cont'd • Good knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment • Must have the ability to supervise fire fighters, maintain discipline, have sound judgment, be resourceful and in good physical condition ACCEPTABLE TRAINING: Must participate in at least 70% of the required annual training. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Recommended at least five (5) years satisfactory experience as an officer and have received additional training at the Ontario Fire College, regional fire schools or educational seminars. WORKING CONDITIONS: The training officer will be expected to respond and work in all types of weather and less than ideal conditions. He/she could have to enter hazardous atmospheres and areas and will be expected to work in a safe manner. Page 30 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-7" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description FIRE FIGHTER GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs fire fighting duties and other related work as required. Fire Fighters are to report to their assigned Captain. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE RANK: This is manual work of a hazardous nature involving the fighting of fires, salvage, rescue work and some first aid generally under the direct supervision of superior officers. Regular training and some maintenance work on the fire station and vehicles are required. Fire fighters may be required to make decisions and work without supervision until an officer arrives at the scene. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Responds to fire, rescue, hazardous materials emergencies and other emergencies assigned to his/her station • Lays and connects hose lines, nozzles and other related appliances, turns water on and off • Holds fire hose and directs fire streams ▪ Operates a pressure pump as assigned • Operates elevating devices as assigned • Drives fire apparatus as assigned • Carries, puts up and climbs ladders • Operates rescue equipment • Performs salvage work at fire and emergency scenes using salvage covers, vacuums, mops, squeegees, etc. • Performs ventilation by making openings in buildings, using exhaust fans or fog streams • Enters burning or contaminated buildings, structures and other areas to fight fires and/or perform rescues while wearing required clothing and safety equipment • Assists in giving first aid to the injured • Assists in cleaning fire fighting equipment upon return to the station after an emergency call or a practice Page 31 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-7" cont'd • Attends regular training sessions to practice existing procedures and to learn and practice new fire fighting and rescue methods • Cleans and maintains areas of the fire station used by the members as scheduled • Assists with the fire prevention program • Other duties as assigned by Station Chief REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mental alertness, mechanical aptitude, ability to get along well with others, willingness to perform and task assigned, conscientious and dependable, good physical conditions, holder of a valid Class "D" license complete with "Z" endorsement or able to obtain such license when training is provided. ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND PHYSICAL CONDITION: Must participate in at least 70% of the required annual training and must pass a medical to be provided at the municipality's expense by a physician designated by the fire department before becoming a member of the fire department and as required by the Fire Chief. WORKING CONDITIONS: The fire fighter will be expected to respond and work in all types of weather and less than ideal conditions. He/she could have to enter hazardous atmospheres and areas and will be expected to work in a safe manner. Page 32 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-8" MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM Job Description AUXILIARY FIRE FIGHTER GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Auxiliary Fire Fighters are to report to the Training Officer. Participation in regular training sessions and perform non-life threatening duties at emergencies when summoned as required by the officer in charge. EXAMPLES OF WORK: • Responds to fire, rescue, hazardous materials emergencies and other emergencies assigned to his/her station when required, but does not work in any hazardous situations • Lays and connects hose lines, nozzles and other related appliances, turns water on and off • Holds fire hose and directs fire streams • Operates a pressure pump as assigned • Carries, puts up and climbs ladders • Operates rescue equipment • Performs salvage work at fire and emergency scenes using salvage covers, vacuums, mops, squeegees, etc. when required • Assists in cleaning fire fighting equipment upon return to the station after an emergency call or a practice • Attends regular training sessions to practice existing procedures and to learn and practice new fire fighting and rescue methods • Cleans and maintains areas of the fire station used by the members as scheduled • Assists with the fire prevention program • Other duties as assigned by Station Chief REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mental alertness, mechanical aptitude, ability to get along well with others, willingness to perform tasks assigned, conscientious and dependable, good physical condition and successfully passed the Bayham Fire Department's pre- employment job related performance test. Page 33 of 36 SCHEDULE "C-8" cont'd ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND PHYSICAL CONDITION Must participate in at least 70% of the required annual training and must pass a medical to be provided at the municipality's expense by a physician designated by the fire department before becoming an auxiliary member of the fire department and as required by the Fire Chief. WORKING CONDITIONS: The fire fighter will be expected to respond and work in all types of weather and less than ideal conditions. He/she could have to enter hazardous atmospheres and areas and will be expected to work in a safe manner during training sessions. SCHEDULE "C-9" BAYHAM FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES MISSION STATEMENT The Bayham Fire and Emergency Service's mission is to provide a range of progressive programs and compassionate, prompt services designed to protect the lives and property of all who live, work, and visit our community from the adverse effects of fires and other emergencies, manmade or natural. Through training, education and prevention we will strive to be a progressive emergency service reviewing and keeping current with industry recognized best practices. We will accomplish this mission by maintaining a well equipped, highly trained, and motivated force of volunteer fire fighters and rescue personnel. Not only will we respond to the emergency needs of the community, we will promote safety through fire prevention and other public safety education programs. Page 34 of 36 SCHEDULE "D" TO BY-LAW#2010-074 REMUNERATIONS OF FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBERS 1. FIRE CHIEF The Fire Chief shall receive an annual salary and benefits as set out in the Municipal Personnel Policy. 2. DISTRICT CHIEF The Deputy Fire Chief and two (2) District Chiefs shall receive an annual salary as set out by Council. 3. OFFICERS AND FIRE FIGHTERS The Officers and Fire Fighters of the department, excluding the Fire Chief and two (2) Station Chiefs, shall receive semi-annual payments for services performed according to the Bayham Fire Department Point System. 4. DESCRIPTION OF BAYHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT POINT SYSTEM a) The point system will consist of a point fund that will be established by council through the annual budget. b) The total monies of the point system will be divided evenly in two (2), so as to provide semi-annual payments to eligible members. c) For each six (6) month pay period, the total amount of points used by both Bayham Fire Stations' members will be divided into the allotted amount, thereby producing the amount of one point's value. The minimum value of one point's value shall not be less than ten ($10.00) Dollars or the maximum value of one point's value shall not be greater than fourteen ($14.00) Dollars. Each individual Fire Fighter's accumulated points, thus giving his/her amount of pay, will multiply this value. d) A reserve of any annual salary and wage allocation that may be acquired by capping the upper limit at fourteen ($14.00) Dollars shall be established. Page 35 of 36 SCHEDULE "D" con't e) Descriptions for point allotments: Points Fire/Emergency Call-first two hours 4 - after two hours 2 per hour Stand-by (1 pt. Min.) 1 per hour Meetings/Practices - Fire Fighters 2 Officers 3 Special called Meeting or Practice 3 (Max. 3 pt. Regardless of time) False Alarm Response 2 Special services as requested by the Fire Chief 2 These services are, but not limited to, the following: 1. Air Cylinder refilling 2. Fire inspections 3. Fire cause determination 4. Assistant to the Fire Marshal Note: Post emergency evaluations are considered to be included in the Fire/Emergency call. Stand-by: When there is a need to cover other fire stations during large emergencies or respond to a station for mutual aid and not all members are required to attend, the officer in charge will place the remaining members on stand-by and they will receive stand-by points. f) Members of the Fire Department, excluding the Fire Chief shall receive remuneration for training courses and seminars attended with the approval of the Fire Chief. The amount for half-day course or seminar shall be $42.50. The amount for one full-day course or seminar shall be $85.00. These amounts include meal allowances. Courses or seminars of longer duration shall be calculated by using the appropriate amounts shown above. Members travelling to courses or seminars shall receive mileage in accordance with the rate established by council. Page 36 of 36