Firefighter Recruitment 2017 – Woodstock, ON

Hey guys! Woodstock, ON is now accepting applications for the position of Probationary Firefighter. If interested, be sure to check out the details below:

Position Type: Full Time

Deadline:​ 03/04/2017

Requirements

  • Be 18 years of age or older;
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Possess an Ontario High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent;
  • Valid Canadian Physical Possess a valid Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) Candidate Testing Certificate (s) including the OFAI Swim Test Certificate;Test (CPAT) Certification (Have a look at our OFAI skills refresher course found in the learning center.)
  • Be National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certified from an accredited program from a recognized institution, accredited by the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board (must be complete with seals); (Have a look at our learning center for training in your area.)
  • Possess a valid DZ Driver’s Licence;
  • Must be able to meet screening requirements including but not limited to a Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check;
  • Proof of immunization of Red Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German Measles); Tetanus/Diphtheria (within the last 10-12 years); and Hepatitis B;
  • Have 20/30 or better unaided and uncorrected visual acuity in each eye, and no significate abnormalities in colour vision;
  • Possess a valid and current (within 3 years) standard first aid certificate and a valid ‘basic rescuer’ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate (Level C) or better. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification would be an asset; (Have a look at our learning center for training in your area.)
  • Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of an effective and professional team;
  • Have a strong desire to serve the community, a strong work ethic, a strong sense of loyalty and duty, and the ability and willingness to follow instructions promptly and efficiently.

The following qualities, attributes, and qualifications would be considered an asset:

  • University Degree, College Diploma, and/or Trade Certification recognized by the Ontario College of Trades in any discipline;
  • Emergency Medical Care Assistant (EMCA) Designation;
  • Previous civilian or military experience in fire suppression, construction, trades mechanical, emergency medical, large vehicle operation, fire prevention;
  • First aid, CPR, and/or AED – certification at the instructor level; (Have a look at our learning center for training in your area.)
  • Community Service Involvement;
  • Administrative and computer skills.

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