Fire Fighter/PCP – Yellowknife – 2019
The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Fighter/PCP with the Department of Public Safety, to work out of the Yellowknife Fire Division.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include: fire fighting, ambulance/emergency medical response, participation in scheduled emergency service training, preventative maintenance on property, apparatus, and equipment, participation in fire inspection, public education and life safety programs.
Qualified applicants must possess an International Fire Fighter Certification in accordance with National Fire Protection Association standards: 1001 Level II (Fire Fighter), a PCP certificate or EMT-A certificate from an accredited Canadian Medical Association training institution, and current International Trauma L/S and CPR Level C Certification. Candidates must be registered or meet eligibility requirements for registration as EMS providers in the NWT under the capacity of a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP). Applicants must also hold a valid Class III Driver's License with Air brake endorsement. Completion of NFPA 1002 and 1051 are considered assets.