Career Firefighter – Terrace (BC) – 2024

NewJobIcon Career Firefighter - Terrace (BC) - 2024
City of Terrace
February 14, 2024
City of Terrace, Canada
Job Type
February 27, 2024
As per Collective Agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


Now hiring: Regular Full-Time Firefighters

Apply by February 27, 2024

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide emergency response of equipment and personnel as required by 911 Dispatch;
  • Perform fire suppression;
  • Perform rescue/hazardous material response;
  • Auto extrication;
  • Provide emergency medical care;
  • Assist with public fire education and fire prevention programs;
  • Undertake fire inspection activities;
  • Minor maintenance of apparatus, small equipment, building and grounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Canadian Citizen; or Landed Immigrant with legal entitlement to work in Canada;
  • High School graduation or equivalent (certificate required);
  • Completion of NFPA 1001 Firefighter 1 & 2 (IFSAC OR PRO-BOARD accredited) standard;
  • A valid BC Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board EMR or PCP License;
  • Minimum two years of accumulated work experience after high school;
  • Career or Volunteer firefighting experience;
  • Valid C. Driver’s License, Class 5 with air brakes endorsement;
  • No summary conviction for a criminal offence related to the job of a firefighter;
  • Suitable for the role of Firefighter;
  • Demonstrated commitment to a fit and healthy lifestyle;
  • Successful completion of a medical and hearing assessment;
  • Commitment to personal development;
  • Computer skills basic knowledge and ability to operate a personal computer;
  • The ability to deal effectively and courteously with co-workers and the public;

Additional Information

Shortlisted Candidates will:

  • Be responsible for all travel cost throughout the recruitment process;
  • Participate in testing conducted in Prince Rupert over consecutive days;
  • Provide a current 3-year Driver’s Abstract;
  • Complete a criminal records check including vulnerable sector check;
  • Provide proof of education and certifications;
  • Complete a psychological suitability and resiliency assessment;
  • Complete a physical fitness evaluation;
  • Complete a practical fire skills evaluation (follows NFPA 1001 standard);
  • Complete a written firefighter aptitude exam.

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