Firefighter – Caledon – 2022

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Town of Caledon
Published
May 16, 2022
Location
Caledon, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
June 14, 2022
Salary
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Various

Description

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence. With the growth of the Town of Caledon and our continued commitment to ensure public safety, we are expanding our Fire & Emergency Services team by adding up to 6 additional Permanent Full Time Firefighters!

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package.  Come see how you can make a difference.

Duties and Responsibilities

Understanding the expectations of the role, is imperative for success.  The following duties are some of the main responsibilities:

  • Responds to all assigned emergencies including, but not limited to:
    • Firefighting – operating firefighting equipment, hoses, pressurized pumps and hand tools
    • Medical – provide front line patient care to sick or injured persons by administering first aid, CPR, Defibrillation as required
    • Rescue and Special Operations – vehicle rescue, hazardous materials response, rope rescue, elevator rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue, machine rescue
  • Operate fire vehicles and fire apparatus as assigned
  • Carry, place and climb ladders for use in emergency responses
  • Perform ventilation by making openings in buildings, using axes, saws, exhaust fans or fog streams
  • Participate in Fire Prevention and Public Education programs
  • Perform station and apparatus maintenance and cleaning
  • Participate in and successfully complete assigned on-going training to develop, maintain or enhance firefighting and rescue skills
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, Corporate Policies and Procedures, Fire Service Operational Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures as well as established industry guidelines

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered for this permanent full-time opportunity, candidates must have the following training, experience and abilities:

  • Certified firefighter with the Province of Ontario (with proof as outlined below) or
  • Successfully completed and passed NFPA 1001 level I & II

Valid Ontario Fire Administration (OFAI) Candidate Testing Services (CTS) certificates for all stages of the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Services program (OFAI CTS), including the swim test by time of application. Candidates must maintain valid certificates throughout the recruitment process until the time of signed offer and be prepared to submit all related certificates.

  • Successfully complete a Swim Test
  • Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector check
  • Valid DZ driver’s license in good standing with no more than 3 demerit points
  • Superior interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team environment and follow direction
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to make critical decisions quickly
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Comfortable working at heights and enclosed spaces
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Standard First Aid, CPR and AED certification is considered an asset.