Chief McGean has spent the last 21 years as a firefighter and 10 years as a Paramedic. Steve joined the Canadian Air Force in 2001 as a ARFF, did that till 2012 when he left the military and then went to Paramedic school. Moved to Northern Alberta and worked as a Flight Medic and joined the local Volunteer Fire Department where I was appointed as Fire Chief after 9 months due to training and experience. He then left that community in 2019 and moved to Edmonton to teach medical courses. In 2021 he applied to the Iqaluit Fire dept and was hired as the assistant fire chief but after 6 months the fire chief left and I took over as Acting fire chief.