Firefighter – Chestermere – 2018

Firefighter - Chestermere - 2018
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
May 21, 2018
Location
Chestermere, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
May 31, 2018
Salary
Unknown
Work Hours
Unknown

Description

As a member of the Fire team, this position provides emergency fire and prevention and rescue expertise, providing excellent service to members of the community.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Emergency response
  • Inspections
  • Community outreach
  • Equipment operations and maintenance
  • Administrative duties as assigned
  • Act as Senior Firefighter when required

This position provides firefighting expertise in the attainment of annual goals and initiatives within the broader framework of the City/Department’s annual and 4 year Strategic and Business Plans and associated legislation and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide firefighting expertise in:
    • Emergency response, e.g., respond to and assist in the mitigating of all types of incident scenes and emergencies; administer first aid; prepare log books; maintain all log books and other records
    • Inspections, e.g., conduct fire inspections and investigations
    • Community outreach, e.g., participate in community safety and accident prevention projects
    • Equipment operation and maintenance, e.g., operate, maintain and perform minor repairs to firefighting equipment, including aquatic response boat and sea-doo; control and extinguish fires using manual and power equipment (axes, water hoses, aerial ladders, hydraulic equipment, firefighting chemicals); operate pumper and ladder trucks, rescue vehicles, aerial, water tenders, communications equipment, SCBA, alarm monitoring systems; custodial and light maintenance services at fire stations and surrounding
  • As required, participate in the assessment of the current and future needs of the Fire team, gathering input and
  • Represent the Fire team internally and externally, g., participate in investigations; respond to, and assist in emergencies locally or regionally.
  • As required, participate in networking with stakeholders, e.g., communicate with other communities to develop mutual aid
  • As required, participate in the enhancement and implementation of City and Department Policies and Procedures within legislative, regulatory requirements and best
  • Provide assistance to the Captain on sensitive
  • Participate as a member of the Chestermere Emergency Response team in preparing and enabling the community to respond in the event of a local disaster or regional disaster.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

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