Regional District looking to hire new fire chief in Charlie Lake

first_imgCHARLIE LAKE, B.C. — The Peace River Regional District is searching for a new fire chief to hire for the Charlie Lake Fire Hall, following the departure of Terry Truchan, the outgoing fire chief.The regional district’s CAO, Chris Cvik, confirmed that the resignation of the previous fire chief became effective on March 11. Since Truchan’s departure, deputy fire chief Dale Widsten has taken over temporarily as the district looks to hire a permanent fire chief.Between interviews, hiring, and allowing time for a new fire chief to move to the district if they needed to, it could take several months before a new fire chief settles into the role, Cvik said. He did not provide a reason for Truchan’s resignation.- Advertisement -A posting, which closes next Friday, is up on CivicInfo BC.The regional district is looking for an applicant who has a minimum 5 years of satisfactory service as a Fire Captain, a valid B.C. Class 3 driver’s license, satisfactory completion of NFPA 1001 Level 2Satisfact and Fire Inspector and Fire Investigation training, among many other skills and qualities.last_img read more

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