FireFighter – Milton – 2021
The Town of Milton’s Fire Department is accepting applications for part-time Firefighter positions. This position is responsible for responding to emergency incidents and performing firefighting duties as assigned. Please note, candidates must be available to work variable hours on an on-call basis.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Be available to respond to emergency incidents of varying origins and magnitude in order to provide assistance in the saving, protection and preservation of lives, property and the environment
- Perform necessary fire ground operations including confining, controlling and extinguishment of fires; search, rescue and evacuation of individuals; ventilation; protecting exposures; salvage and overhaul of a structure and its contexts so that lives are protected and property loss is minimized
- Perform a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and reduce further injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, high level rescue; confined space, ice and water rescue, industrial accidents, etc.
- Provide emergency medical care including patient assessments, obtaining vital signs, first-aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, preparing patient for transport and assisting paramedics as required
- Attend weekly station training and other training as required
- Maintain fire station and firefighting equipment
- Attend, participate and deliver fire prevention and public education awareness at various community functions and events
- Drive and operate fire apparatus and support vehicles within the parameters of the Highway Traffic Act
- Complies with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act
- Perform other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives
- Applicants must be a resident of Milton to apply and work for the Milton Fire Department
- Secondary School diploma or academic equivalent is required
- Pre-Service Firefighter Training and Education Certificate
- NFPA 1001—Fire Fighter I & II Certified (ProBoard, IFSAC or OFMEM equivalency) and additional training certificates
- Previous firefighting experience is considered an asset
- CPR/First Aid/Defibrillation or Emergency Medical Responder certification is considered an asset
- Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively under stressful situations
- Applicants must be capable of handling intense and sustained physical activity
- In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment
- Successful candidates must undergo a medical examination as a condition of employment
- Successful candidates must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence Class “G” with a clean driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving habits. A recent driver abstract dated within 30 days will be required for those selected for an interview. Persons with 4 or more demerit points need not apply
- DZ license is considered an asset; successful candidates must be willing to obtain a DZ license within one (1) year from the date of hire at the candidates expense
* Please note, all expenses incurred as part of the recruit are the responsibility of the applicant.
You will be required to submit the following screening assessments through Firefighter Services Ontario. Please submit assessments with your application.
- Valid Candidate Physical Ablility Test (CPAT) ($190)
- Valid Clinical Assessment ($120)
- Valid Acrophobia Assessment ($30)