Firefighter – Calgary (AB) – 2024

Firefighter - Calgary (AB) - 2024
Calgary Fire Department
November 29, 2023
Calgary, Canada
Job Type
January 5th 2024
$33.26 hourly
Work Hours
24 hour shift rotation


Our firefighters are community-minded leaders who are committed to public service, and exemplify pride, professionalism, teamwork and respect. We are coachable and customer focused. Do you have what it takes to join us?

Duties and Responsibilities

Calgary firefighters respond to high stress incidents such as structure fires, emergency medical incidents, hazardous materials incidents, and motor vehicle collisions. Our department includes specialty units: aquatic rescue, hazardous material and technical rescue teams.

Minimum Qualifications

Be 18 years of age or older.
Eligibility to work in Canada.
Have a high school diploma or equivalency or Journeyman's certificate.
Have a valid Class 5 driver's license or provincial/territorial equivalent without a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) status and with less than 7 demerit points.
No criminal activity in the past 3 years.
Have been granted a pardon or record suspension for any criminal convictions.

Preferred Qualifications

Pre-hire qualifications:
The minimum medical certificate required is Advanced First Aid (AFA).
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification at the Health Care Provider (HCP) level or a Basic Life Support (BLS).
Alberta Class 1, 2, or 3 driver's license with Air Brake (Q) endorsement, or provincial equivalent.
You do not need your medical certification, CPR-HCP/BLS or professional driver’s license before you apply, however it will make your application more competitive.
You will need these qualifications in order to qualify for a Conditional Job Offer. Please note these standards may be changed due to operational requirements.

Additional Information

Other desirable qualifications:
You do not need these qualifications to apply, however, they will strengthen your application.
Post-secondary degree (if you went to school outside of North America, you must provide an assessment from the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada), or a journeyman certificate.
Firefighter training.
Experience as a full-time firefighter; including military, seasonal, forestry, paid on-call, or volunteer.
Experience in Emergency Services or uniformed Public Servant roles (Law Enforcement, EMS, Military, Corrections, Park Ranger, Peace Officer).
Cadet Program experience (Fire, Police, Sea, Air, Army, etc).
Recent volunteering and/or community involvement (unpaid positions not including firefighting).

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