Firefighter – Clarence-Rockland – 2021
The City of Clarence-Rockland is a growing, family friendly community which offers outstanding quality of life. Bordering the City of Ottawa, on the shores of the Ottawa River, Clarence-Rockland is currently seeking applications to fill one full-time Fire-fighter positions for the Fire Department.
Duties and Responsibilities
As a Firefighter, you will be expected to provide rescue, extinguishment, ventilation, overhaul and forced entry operations in fire situations. You will also be expected to provide advanced medical response, ice and water rescue, and operate various types of equipment and apparatus. Firefighters responding to a multitude of incidents ranging from medical to vehicle extrication to fires and general rescue operations. Clarence-Rockland Firefighters also conduct fire prevention, public education and in-service inspections, as well as prepare training evolutions in order to benefit all Clarence-Rockland Firefighters.
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a career or 7 years as a volunteer Firefighter.
• Have successfully completed grade 12 secondary education or equivalent.
• Ability to assist and provide expertise in fire and explosion investigations.
• Ability to assist in providing sound judgement and expertise in the delivery of Fire Code related inspections and advice.
• Ability to assist in the building, design, and deliver training in the areas of fire operations, medical response, and rescue activities.
• Ability to provide presentations, discussions and present various public educational efforts related to public safety.
• Possess and maintain a valid “DZ” driver’s licence.
• NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level 1 & 2 certification, HazMat or grandfathered equivalency.
• Bilingual (spoken & written).
• Must submit a criminal reference check report dated 3 months or less.
- • Post-Secondary education.
• Preferred candidates will have a comprehensive understanding of the Ontario Fire Code, derived from Fire Inspector certification program, as well as the following training: NFPA 1035 I&II, Fire and Life-Safety Educator, NFPA 1031 level
- NFPA 921, Fire and Explosion Investigator, and NFPA 1033 Fire and Explosion Investigations.
• NFPA 1006 Specialized Rescue qualifications such as Ice and Water Rescue;
• National Fire Protection Association level courses, NFPA 1021, NFPA 472/1072;
• NFPA 1021
NOTE: the working hours for this position is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Successful applicants may be invited to conduct a written and/or physical fitness tests, as well as a medical exam.
Candidates are fully responsible for all costs associated to tests or examinations required by the Fire Department.
Only candidates retained for an interview will be contacted.