Firefighter – City of Dawson Creek – 2020

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


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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