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Grant Wyenberg

Grant Wyenberg

Grant’s career journey within the City of Richmond is truly inspiring, embodying the values of dedication, growth, and an unwavering commitment to public service. Starting as a firefighter back in 1995, Grant’s trajectory through various roles within the department showcases not just his adaptability but also his eagerness to take on new challenges.

His progression to roles like Senior Company Officer and Acting Battalion Chief speaks volumes about his competence and leadership prowess. What sets Grant apart is not just his professional achievements but also his dedication to continuous learning. His pursuit of further education, including obtaining a Certificate in Leadership and Business from BCIT and pursuing advanced certifications like Fire Officer IV, demonstrates his commitment to personal and professional development.

Grant’s passion for ensuring the safety of both the public and his fellow firefighters is evident throughout his career. His advocacy for worker health and safety, combined with his operational leadership in suppression and training, highlights his holistic approach to his role—one that prioritizes collaboration, trust, and ongoing improvement.

Now in his role as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Operations with Richmond Fire-Rescue, Grant’s objective is clear: to utilize his wealth of knowledge and expertise to contribute to the department’s strategic vision and make a lasting, positive impact on the community. His dedication to leaving behind a responsible legacy underscores his unwavering commitment to excellence and public safety.

Grant’s journey serves as a testament to the power of lifelong learning and the transformative potential of passionate, dedicated leadership in the emergency services.

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