Firefighter/Medic – St. Albert – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter/Medic - St. Albert - 2022
City of St. Albert
Published
September 16, 2022
Location
St. Albert, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
October 11, 2022
Salary
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

A career with a fully integrated fire and emergency medical service is exciting, fulfilling, diverse and challenging. Soon to be operating from four stations, St. Albert Fire Services members are ready to respond to any emergency 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department's dedicated team of professionals saves lives and protects properties by responding quickly and effectively to suppress fires and provide medical and rescue attention in disaster and other emergency situations. We provide our members with ongoing professional development in firefighting, fire prevention, medical response, and search and rescue techniques. If you thrive on teamwork, want to help those in need, and have a desire to contribute to your community, consider applying today!

Minimum Qualifications

We seek applicants who have the following minimum qualifications, as of the date you submit your application:
• Currently registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) or currently enrolled as a 2nd-year Advanced Care Paramedic student.
Preference may be given to those eligible to write the Advanced Care Paramedic Provincial Registration Examination in 2022.
• Hold a valid Alberta Class 4 driver’s licence and can provide a driver’s abstract demonstrating safe driving behaviour [six demerits or fewer].
• Have the ability to successfully obtain, and maintain, a vulnerable sector police information check.
• Able to pass medical standards, including eyesight and audible, as outlined in the NFPA standard.

Additional Information

Please note:
• A valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence and Air Brake (Q) endorsement are conditions of employment that must be obtained within the probationary period.

PROCESS
Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in our 2022/2023 recruitment process which includes::

Phase 1: Application (September 14 - October 11, 2022)
Phase 2: Firefighter Aptitude, Medical Knowledge/OSCE and Job Skills Assessments (Held in St. Albert on October 25 & October 27 2022 - candidates will attend one session)
Phase 3: Firefighter Physical Fitness Assessment conducted by the University of Alberta (Mid to late November 2022)
Phase 4: Panel Interviews and Employment References (December 2022)
Phase 5: Pre-employment Medical Assessment (January 2023)
Phase 6: Offers of employment (January/February 2023)

Please visit the Firefighter/Medic Recruitment page of the City of St. Albert Careers website for up-to-date information about the process and timeline: www.stalbert.ca/fire-careers

Information Sessions
Please join St. Albert Fire Services at one of our upcoming in-person information sessions.

Dates: Tuesday, September 27 or Thursday, September 29
Time: Presentations on both evenings begin at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Fire Station 3, 100 Giroux Road, St. Albert

Attendees will have the opportunity to:
• learn about the department
• gain an understanding of the recruitment and selection processes
• connect directly with and ask questions of members of the recruitment team and current Firefighter/Medics

Even if you’re not ready to apply this year, this is a great chance to gain some insight into a career with a fully integrated fire and emergency medical service.

Ready to apply? Excellent! Here's what you need to do:
1. Respond to the questions below
2. Click 'Apply for this job' and you will create, or log-in to, your candidate profile
3. Upload three documents as separate attachments 1) cover letter 2) resume 3) confirmation of registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics

At a later phase of the process you will be asked to provide proof of education, training certifications, licensure with the Alberta College of Paramedics, a driver’s abstract and Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.