Firefighter – Lower Nicola Indian Band – 2022

64x64 Firetruck 2 Firefighter - Lower Nicola Indian Band - 2022
Lower Nicola Fire Hall
September 13, 2022
Merritt, Canada
Job Type
Until positions are filled
As per our collective agreement
Work Hours
75 - 80 hours Bi-weekly


Lower Nicola Indian Band is currently seeking trained entry-level firefighters to join our team full-time. LNIB Fire & Rescue is a fire department that provides service excellence in fire, medical and rescue operations.

As part of a fully diverse team, this position will provide fire suppression, emergency medical and rescue services. If you enjoy providing and promoting high quality customer-care to the community, this is the opportunity for you.

Minimum Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will be a fully-trained and a certified Firefighter. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and public relations skills and the following credentials are required:

- Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant with legal entitlement to work in Canada;
- Must be at least 19 years of age on the date of application;
- Completion of High School or GED;
- Current (within 90 days from date of application) Valid Class 3 B.C. Driver’s License without restrictions, with airbrake endorsement and a good driving record. More than 6 points is considered excessive and applicants will not be considered;
- No conviction of a relevant criminal offense for which a pardon has not been granted;
- First Responder or higher.
- Physically and psychologically fit to perform the position of Firefighter;
- Successful completion of an approved Firefighter training program resulting in the completion of a NFPA 1001 Level 1 and 2 Certification (proof of transcript and certification must be submitted with application displaying Pro Board or IFSAC accreditation.)
- Please do not contact Human Resources to inquire what courses are part of the NFPA 1001 Level 1 & 2 certification.

Residency requirements in one of the following cities (required upon commencing employment):
Merritt, Lower Nicola, and/or surrounding areas.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, the following are preferred qualifications and will substantially increase a candidate’s chances of being invited to be interviewed:

- Accumulated work experience related to the needs of the Fire Service such as paid firefighting, auxiliary firefighting, forestry firefighting, and/or, paramedic experience.
- Volunteer and community engagement activities

Additional Information

Please forward emails to [email protected]

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