Overview

The officers work with Alberta's municipalities, Métis Settlements, First Nation communities and industry to have effective and well-managed safety and fire-protection systems in place.

The advisors cover 7 regions throughout Alberta (PDF, 337 KB) and co-operate with local:

  • search and rescue organizations
  • police
  • fire and emergency medical services
  • various governmental, non-governmental and industrial partners

The advisor’s activities include the following:

  • providing investigation and fire inspection services in parts of Alberta not accredited under the Safety Codes Act
  • advising on the interpretation of the Alberta Safety Codes Act and the Alberta Fire Code
  • mentoring and assisting communities, their officials, fire departments and safety codes officers
  • liaising with partner agencies outside and within government
  • coordinating training-grant applications for search and rescue and fire services
  • assisting Alberta's fire rescue and search and rescue with delivery of public education programs and events