Airport FireFighter

64x64 Pro Tec logo Airport FireFighter
Pro-Tec Fire Services Canada ULC
May 23, 2019
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Job Type
June 06, 2021
$75,000 to $80,000
Work Hours


Pro-Tec Fire Services of Canada, ULC is accepting applications for emergency services at the Calgary Airport.

Interested and qualified candidates may complete an online Canadian employment application, located at   under Career tab

Email  to: [email protected] on or before 5:00 p.m.  June 06, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Pro-Tec Fire Services of Canada is an EOE.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Captain this position is responsible for a variety of functions, including Emergency Response Services (“ERS”) Specialists.  Required to participate in all firefighting and lifesaving functions, and related essential work activities as required by the Airport Authority at its facilities.  All functions will be accomplished within the realm of the certification and training received as required for this position

Essential Functions:

  1. To maintain a high standard of safety and work performance in the execution of their duties.
  2. To communicate problems and assist with the resolution of those problems.
  3. To accurately and effectively prepare daily activity reports and other duties as required.
  4. Take action to prevent, control or extinguish fire involving or adjacent to an aircraft for the purpose of providing fuselage integrity and an evacuation route from the aircraft for its occupants.
  5. To provide aircraft spill response for fuel and hydrocarbon components.
  6. To ensure that precautionary standbys are provided during other potentially hazardous situations related to aircraft.
  7. To provide services as required and as identified by the Airport Authority to satisfy the legislative requirements for the Airport Emergency Response Plan.
  8. To assist and participate in aircraft firefighting practice exercises.
  9. To ensure that all required emergency vehicles and equipment are always available to respond to all aircraft emergencies.
  10. To ensure the daily review of foam, nitrogen and dry chemical levels, and on an annual basis, to test the performance ability of the foam, nitrogen and dry chemical package related equipment of the emergency vehicles as per the CAR’s 343.08.
  11. To ensure complete familiarity with response routes and ensure vehicle positioning and response time requirements are met and maintained.
  12. To ensure complete familiarity with response routes and ensure vehicle positioning and response time requirements are met and maintained.
  13. To comply with all Airport Authority plans, policies and SOP’s which are applicable to the provision of Emergency Response Services on airside.
  14. To ensure the completion of monthly inspections of fire extinguishers and to create reports for extinguishers located throughout the airside of the Airport.
  15. To provide housekeeping of the firehall.
  16. To clean and inspect the ERS vehicles and equipment daily to ensure serviceability, and to complete associated log records and report deficiencies to the Captain.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Firefighter Level 1 & 2 in accordance with NFPA 1001. IFSAC, ProBoard, or IFE Canada Certification or equivalent will be accepted.
  • Hazardous Materials Spill Response at the Awareness and Ops Level in accordance with NFPA 472. IFSAC, ProBoard, or IFE Canada Certification or equivalent will be accepted.
  • Valid Emergency Medical First Responder (MFR) certificate.
  • Possess a Valid Alberta unrestricted Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement (Q).
  • Competitive Benefits package to include vacation, sick, health/dental insurance, and pension.
  • Airport Firefighting certification and experience would be preferred but not a requirement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The firefighter must possess the following skills and abilities:

  1. Competent knowledge and experience in fire suppression, prevention and tactical techniques, particularly as applied to the saving of lives and aircraft.
  2. Competent knowledge and experience in the basic methods related to combating fire and lifesaving
  3. Competent knowledge of the equipment, materials and vehicles required for airport fire fighting and lifesaving
  4. Ability to prepare explicit reports on the events, including routine and emergency duties.
  5. Ability to effectively lead and communicate to other personnel in the performance of fire fighting, lifesaving and security functions. Ability to express self effectively to individuals and groups using good oral, written and listening skills. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written
  6. Ability to exercise sound judgment in determining the appropriate action to be taken relating to job duties. Ability to change outlook, viewpoint, etc. when circumstances dictate that doing so is best for the employer and the
  7. Ability to maintain cooperative working relationship with those contacted in the performance of duties, to include supervisory and management personnel, co­workers, client, and client employees.

Additional Information

Final candidates will be required to successfully obtain/complete:

  • Medical Clearance
  • Physical Exam (administered after the medical clearance is received)
  • Airside Vehicle Operator’s permit and Radio license
  • Restricted Area Identification Card

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