Firefighter – Delta – 2019


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Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
August 10, 2019
Location
Delta, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
August 30, 2019 (4:30 pm)
Salary
Unknown
Work Hours
Unknown

Description

Delta Fire & Emergency Services works to deliver the best safety practices in fire, emergency, prehospital care and special services to those living, working and visiting in the community of Delta. We do this by striving to continually improve on fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency preparedness and risk identification. Delta Fire & Emergency Services aims to provide timely, quality services as well as to display compassion, respect and the utmost courtesy to all community members we serve. Firefighters occupy a position of trust. We strive to act with integrity at all times and to ensure we are effectively communicating with the community.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must meet all of the following required qualifications to be considered for employment:

  • Legal entitlement to work in Canada (Canadian Citizenship / Landed Immigrant / Permanent Residence Status)
  • Certificate of Completion of NFPA 1001 Levels 1 and 2 from an approved Pro Board or IFSAC accredited firefighter training program
  • High School graduation or equivalent
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence, Class 3 with Air Brake endorsement
  • Driver’s Abstract providing your most recent five year driving history dated within 30 days prior to application submission date. Candidates must demonstrate safe and responsible driving behaviour. More than six points is considered excessive; any applicant with more than 6 points on their licence will not be considered. Other aspects of your driving record will also be considered.
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certificate, current within one year from the application submission date
  • Valid Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Licence or higher level of BC Provincial EMA Licencing. See the Ministry of Health website for licencing information.
  • Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents - Operations Level (NFPA 472)*
  • Community Volunteer Experience
  • Physically and medically fit to perform the job of a Firefighter according to the standards set out in NFPA 1582
  • No conviction for a criminal offence related to the job of a Firefighter.

* Pro Board or IFSAC accredited certification not required; must provide documented proof that training meets or exceeds the appropriate NFPA standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents – Technician Level (NFPA 472)*
  • Technical High Angle Rope Rescue – Awareness, Operations or Technician Level (NFPA 1006)*
  • Confined Space Rescue – Awareness, Operations or Technician Level (NFPA 1006)*
  • Wildland Fire Fighting Certification
  • Completion of other Fire Service related courses or programs
  • Work and/or volunteer experience related to firefighting
  • Post-secondary education and/or building construction training or experience, mechanical training or experience, or heavy equipment operation training or experience
  • 2 years of accumulated work experience after the completion of high school
  • Fluency in languages other than English
  • Ability to swim and preferably related life saving certificates

* Pro Board or IFSAC accredited certification not required; must provide documented proof that training meets or exceeds the appropriate NFPA standards.

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