Firefighter – Lloydminster – 2021

Firefighter - Lloydminster - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
April 22, 2021
Location
4420-50 Avenue, Lloydminster, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
May 09, 2021
Salary
$36.34 per hour
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

Lloydminster Fire Department has 51 skilled front-line service members trained to meet industries standards. The Lloydminster Fire Department operates as a composite fire department with a mixture of full time and paid, on-call firefighters. The department has a full-time fire station operating 24-7, ready to provide emergency and non-emergency services.

Emergency service responses include:

  • fires
  • motor vehicle collisions
  • rescue services

Proudly serving the City of Lloydminster since 1930.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to emergency incidents.
  • Under direction of a supervisor, perform various tasks during an emergency response, including but not limited to fire suppression, hazardous material incidents, various rescues and extrications, as well as medical aid.
  • Drive and operate emergency equipment.
  • Attend regular and specialized training sessions.
  • Perform routine maintenance of firefighting equipment and fire department property ensuring operational readiness.
  • Perform general station duties including upkeep of fire station, cleaning of bay floor, general quarters, apparatus and equipment, washing, hanging and drying of hose, washing, cleaning of apparatus and equipment.
  • Prepare and complete administrative reporting and inspection documents as assigned.
  • Ensure operational guidelines and department procedures are followed.
  • Other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification in NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.
  • Certification in Medical First Responder.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and precisely under stressful situations and be able to work under arduous physical conditions as part of an active firefighter and rescue team.
  • Must possess agility, strength, and physical stamina to perform arduous and prolonged work under adverse and strenuous conditions.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, trustworthiness, and integrity.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Client focused with an ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Be in good health, physical and mental condition.
  • Ability to demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement within an emotionally challenging environment.
  • Completion of Post-Secondary Fire Services and/or medical education is considered an asset.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communications skills, deal with the public in a controlled, polite, respective manner.
  • Possession of a Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Endorsements.
  • This position is contingent upon receiving a satisfactory criminal record check.
  • Must be able to pass a medical examination, physical capacity assessment and possibly aptitude testing.

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