Fire Captain

Fire Captain
International SOS
January 15, 2019
Edmonton, Canada
Job Type


Do you have both Captain and Oilfield experience?

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a team in a new environment?

Are you looking for daily challenges?

Are you tired of the Mon – Fri routine and crave rotational work instead?

Would you like to utilize your fire and medic skills daily?

Would you like your meals and accommodations handled by someone else?

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Respond to fire incidents and determine strategy/tactics from observation of nature and extent of fire, condition of building, danger to adjacent buildings, and source of water supply and directs firefighting crews accordingly.
  • Supervise and assist staff during responses to fire, medical aid, hazardous material, rescue, and other situations.
  • Participate in joint incident command with client representative as required.
  • Plan, assign, schedule, direct and participate in station and equipment maintenance, fire prevention, inspection, paramedic services and other assigned duties.
  • Lead client auxiliary fire brigade training in collaboration with client.
  • Supervise inspections of stations, grounds, and facilities, and inspect vehicles and equipment, such as ladders, hoses, and other rescue equipment to ensure compliance with departmental maintenance standards.
  • Manage behavioral issues within station through appropriate counseling, mentoring, coaching and peer assistance.
  • Compile reports of each fire call, listing location, type, probable cause, estimated damage, exposures employees to substances and disposition.
  • Recommend corrective measures for fire hazards or safety violations to the client and building operators.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports.
  • Understand and support the quality/safety management systems and the relation of corrective/preventive actions in continuous improvement.
  • Integrate to client maintenance, reporting, and process to meet firehall KPI’s
  • Interact with the client and other contractors in a proficient and courteous manner to ensure service is delivered punctually and professionally. Support clinical operations through integrated positions.

Minimum Qualifications


  • NFPA 1001 Level I and II
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Level I
  • NFPA 1002 – Driver operator
  • Hazmat Operations Level – NFPA 472
  • Rope Rescue / Confined Space Technician – NFPA 1006
  • Alberta Driver’s License Class 3, 4 with air endorsement
  • Incident Command System 100 & 200
  • First Aid/ CPR certification
  • Alberta College of Paramedics Registration
  • H2S Alive
  • CSTS
  • Clean Drivers Abstract of 3 years
  • Defensive Driving
  • WHMIS Certification
  • TDG Certification
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Incident Command System 300 ( not required but recommended)


  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a close team environment
  • Read and Speak Fluent English

Additional Information

***Please note the successful candidate will be required to provide a clean Drug & Alcohol test.

International SOS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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