Firefighter – City of Dawson Creek – 2020

This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted.
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
May 4, 2020
Location
Dawson Creek, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
May 26, 2020
Salary
$38.50 – $45.27

Description

If you are interested in becoming a Dawson Creek firefighter, you need to possess:

  • Adaptability
  • A desire to serve the public
  • Teamwork and communication skills and the ability to think critically
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • A lifestyle that exemplifies fitness, health and wellness

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter II (Pro-board or IFSAC Accreditation)
  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Material Operations Level (Pro-board or IFSAC Accreditation)
  • BC EMA First Responder License or BC EMR or BC PCP or equivalent
  • Valid BC Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Endorsement or equivalent
  • Ability to successfully pass a police information check
  • Legal entitlement to work in Canada (You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident/Landed Immigrant)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience related to the job duties of a firefighter (Examples include: building construction, mechanical experience, driving large or emergency vehicles, wildland firefighting, first aid, nursing, paramedical experience, teaching or instructional experience)
  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Technician (Pro-board or IFSAC Accreditation)
  • NFPA 1002 Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator or equivalent training for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
  • NFPA 1006 Technical Rescue or equivalent training to Operations Level in Vehicle & Machinery Rescue, Confined Space and Rope Rescue
  • ICS 100 Incident Command System 100
  • SPP-WFF 1 Wildland Fire Fighter Level 1
  • SPP-115 Structure Protection
  • CARs 323 Aircraft Firefighting at Airports and Aerodromes (Canadian Aviation Regulations)
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary education program (academic, technical or trades)
  • Volunteer experience in the emergency services field (firefighting, coast guard, search and rescue).
  • Demonstrated community involvement

Additional Information

Candidates should submit a résumé to Elisa Valentin by emailing a pdf or word document to [email protected]with the job posting name and number in the subject lineno later than 4:30 pm on the closing date referenced above. The City thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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