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Firefighter (Casual) – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter (Casual) - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories - 2022
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
October 1, 2022
Chalk River, Canada
Job Type
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


Under the general supervision of the Fire Platoon Chief, Firefighters will respond to Structural Fires, Forest Fires, Hazardous Materials Incidents, High Angle and Confined Space Emergencies, Medical Responses, Auto Extrication Incidents and other such emergencies.  Firefighters will inspect buildings for fire hazards and compliance with Fire Prevention.  Firefighters will participate in the training program that meets departmental regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide emergency response.
  • Participate in Fire Prevention activities, in respect to the protection of personnel and property.
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance of fire department equipment and apparatus.
  • Assist with the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire protection systems, as per applicable codes and standards.
  • Assist with updating and reviewing pre-incident plans.
  • Review all departmental policies, procedures and pre-incident plans regularly, as directed by Management.
  • Participate in fire drills and demonstrations of firefighting techniques.
  • Drive and operate fire fighting vehicles and equipment.
  • Participate in the training program to meet departmental regulations.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12).
  • Post secondary diploma in Firefighting Education or NFPA 1001 equivalent.
  • Must meet the NFPA 472 standard for Hazardous Materials Responder Technician Level.
  • Must meet the NFPA 1006 standard for Rescue.
  • Must meet the requirements of S-103 standard for Wildland Firefighters.
  • Maintain certification in first aid/CPR/defibrillation /O2 therapy.
  • Maintain a valid “DZ” Ontario driver’s licence or equivalent.
  • Must meet the minimum departmental medical and physical requirements.
  • Must maintain the knowledge, skills to complete the normal daily duties of an industrial firefighter including but not limited to assisting with the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire protection systems.
  • Successfully complete the firefighter training program

Additional Information

CNL is committed to providing an atmosphere free from barriers that promote equity, diversity and inclusion in achieving our mission. CNL welcomes and celebrates employees, stakeholders and partners of all racial, cultural, and ethnic identities.

CNL also supports a workplace environment and a corporate culture built on our Core Values: Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Safety, Integrity and Excellence, which encourage equitable employment practices and career prospects inclusive of accommodations for all employees.

CNL is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please inform the Talent Acquisition Advisor with whom you are in contact. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.

The Chalk River Laboratories site is located on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people. As an organization, CNL recognizes and appreciates their historic connection to this place. CNL also recognizes the contributions that First Nations, Métis, Inuit and other Indigenous Peoples have made, both in shaping and strengthening this community in particular, and this province and country as a whole.

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