Firefighter – Langley – 2019
Langley City, a community of 27,000 people positioned in a rapidly growing area, is widely known as an award winning city. Strategically located in Metro Vancouver, it has a vibrant community spirit and an inspiring vision of being “The Place To Be” now and in the future. Langley City has all the amenities of any urban centre in very close proximity: great shopping, 300 acres of parks, world-class educational institutions, and entertainment facilities. Easy access to the USA, the Pacific Ocean and the vast Coastal Mountain range makes Langley City an enviable place to live and work. The City has one of the most active industrial and service commercial land bases found in the Lower Mainland. Langley City has an attractive career position available for a Fire Fighter, an opportunity to join a progressive and innovative fire department.
Duties and Responsibilities
- As a member of the Department, responds to fire alarms, lays and connects hose, holds nozzle and directs water streams, raises and climbs ladders, uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment.
- Ventilates fires to release heat and smoke, places salvage covers to prevent water damage and prevents fire from rekindling.
- As assigned, drives and operates motor driven firefighting equipment.
- As assigned, receives and records telephone fire alarms and other emergency calls and assists in dispatching property apparatus and equipment.
- Performs various maintenance tasks on apparatus and equipment.
- When assigned to fire prevention work under direction of a superior, performs inspections and clerical duties as required.
- Performs related work as required.
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- Valid Class 3 Driver’s licence with Air Brake Endorsement
- Valid CPAT certificate
- NFPA 1001 Level 2, NFPA 472 Hazmat Operations
- First Responder Level 3 with AED and Spinal Endorsements
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