Firefighter – Esquimalt – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter - Esquimalt - 2022
Township of Esquimalt
May 21, 2022
Esquimalt, Canada
Job Type
June 8 2022
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


Esquimalt Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) is currently creating an eligibility pool for future firefighter vacancies.

We are leaders in health and wellness who are looking to create a diverse pool of applicants to join our growing team. We are looking for suitably qualified and dynamic people - our ideal candidates will be committed community members who demonstrate a lifestyle that is active and healthy and who display a passion for health and wellness, both physically and mentally.

Minimum Qualifications

•    Legally entitled to work in Canada;
•    Be at least 19 years of age;
•    Grade 12 Certificate or GED equivalency;
•    Class 3 driver’s licence and air brake endorsement;
•    Safe driving record as demonstrated in a current driver’s abstract;
•    Equivalent to First Responder 3 or Occupational First Aid Level 3;
•    Computer literacy;
•    Proven ability to work in a team environment;
•    History of ongoing volunteer and community service experience;
•    Physically fit for the position of firefighter and medically fit according to the standards set in NFPA 1582; and,
•    Completion of an accredited (IFSAC or ProBoard) NFPA 1001 Firefighter 1 & 2 program.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Post secondary education
•    Trades qualification
•    Experience or education in health and wellness

Additional Information

Prior to applying, please view the complete Recruit Firefighter Information Package (see attachment) which includes the application form, job description, required entrance qualifications, and information regarding the stages in the recruitment process.

If you are interested in this opportunity to become a firefighter, please complete the application form, include a resume and cover letter, and attach copies of all required documents.

As outlined in the information package, each submission must include at a minimum:

•    Completed application form;

•    Cover letter and resume;

•    Grade 12 certificate or GED equivalency;

•    Copy of/or equivalent document to First Responder 3 or Occupational First Aid Level 3;

•    Driver’s license abstract (dated within 30 days of date of application);

•    Class 3 driver’s licence with air endorsement; and,

•    Copy of NFPA 1001 level 1 & 2 (IFSAC or Pro Board).