Career Firefighter – Terrace (BC) – 2024

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

Description

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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