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Airport Firefighter – Calgary International Airport – 2024

NewJobIcon Airport Firefighter - Calgary International Airport - 2024
March 22, 2024
Calgary, Canada
Job Type
April 15, 2024
$85,000 and $90,000 annually


As a member of the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) team, this position provides operational support and expertise in an ARFF crew in support of the Calgary International Airport’s Emergency Response Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Emergency Response
  • Inspections
  • Community outreach
  • Equipment operation, maintenance, and Provide Task and Tactical level ARFF expertise in:
  • Emergency response services by responding to and assisting in the mitigating of:
    • Any type of aircraft Fire Rescue Emergencies
    • Medical Response at the MFR Level
    • Haz-Mat response at the operational level
    • Fuel Spills
    • Airside motor vehicle accidents
    • Take part in stand-by for fueling, chemical transfers, and/or bomb
    • Conduct airside fire extinguisher
    • Other emergency responses as directed by the Senior Officer on the


Please Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required for this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or GED supplemented by technical training and/or post-secondary
  • 5 years of related and progressive experience in a recognized fire service is preferred.
  • The following courses and IFSAC, ProBoard, or IFE Canada certificates or equivalent are required for the position of Firefighter:
    • Firefighter level 2 in accordance with the standards laid out in NFPA 1001
    • Hazardous Material Spill Response at the Operation level in accordance with the standards laid out in NFPA 472.
  • ICS 100 and 200
  • First Aid at the FMR level, BLS CPR. (Equivalent 80hr course)
  • Possess a valid Alberta unrestricted Class 3 driver’s license with air brake endorsement (Q) or equivalent from another province

Preferred Qualifications

  • Airport Firefighting certification and experience

Additional Information

Final candidates will be required to successfully obtain/complete:

  • Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check deemed satisfactory by Pro-Tec.
  • Five (5) year clean driver’s abstract
  • Medical Clearance
  • Once hired, the candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain:
    • AVOP D License with night endorsement (Airport Driving License)
    • ROC-A license (Air Radio License)
    • Trasport Canada security clearance (RAIC)

Complete an online Canadian employment application, located at https://protecfire.com/careers and Email the Application and Resume to: [email protected] before 17:00 hrs. on April 15, 2024.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants selected for the next steps will be contacted. An eligibility list may be developed from this hiring for any future considerations for up to 12 months.

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