Firefighter – Edmonton – 2020

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Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
March 1, 2020
Edmonton, Canada
Job Type
Mar 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
$29.334 ­- $50.282 (Hourly); $64,311.860 -­ $110,238.260 (Annually)
Work Hours
10 hour day shifts and fourteen 14 hour night shifts, on a 4 platoon shift schedule, averaging 42 hours per week


Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) Firefighters are an elite group of proud, world ­class professionals committed to protecting the lives, property, and environment of our citizens. We look for your commitment to our four core values as you help ensure a safe and secure Edmonton for everybody in this dynamic, diverse community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working as a knowledgeable, supportive crew ­member, and under the direction of a superior officer, you will competently and respectfully represent EFRS as you: 
  • Combat, extinguish, and mitigate fires under emergency conditions 
  • Respond to and mitigate emergency situations safely and efficiently 
  • Administer emergency medical aid 
  • Respond to dangerous goods incidents 
  • Perform rescue and extrication operations 
  • Work under potentially hazardous, physically demanding and mentally stressful conditions 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 18 years of age 
  • Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton 
  • Hire is dependent upon a pre-employment medical examination in accordance with the NFPA 1582 document 
  • Good physical fitness is required - evaluated at fitness test stages 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely under stressful conditions 
  • Motivated with well­-developed interpersonal and team skills; a proven work history of satisfactory job performance 
  • Ability to effectively operate under the realities of emergency situations 
  • Strong work ethic 
Certifications / Licenses Required: (refer to checklist above, these are required as part of your application. Proof of enrollment will NOT be accepted.) 
  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent is required 
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement or higher is required (or Provincial equivalent); Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver's permit is a requirement of this position 
  • And a minimum requirement of one of the following certifications valid at the time of application 
    • Certified 80 hrs Advanced First Aid (AFA) Alberta OHS approved course or provincial equivalent 
    • Certified NAIT Medical First Responder (MFR) - 80 hrs AFA OHS approved course 
    • Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP) registration or provincial equivalent 
    • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), or Primary Care Paramedic (PCP or EMT or EMT-A) or Advanced Care Paramedic (EMT-P) certification, courses must be ACP approved and candidates must be eligible to apply for ACP registration (you are eligible to apply for general registration if you have graduated from an approved education program and are within one year of completing your ACP approved course) or provincial equivalent 

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