Firefighter – North Vancouver – 2021

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter - North Vancouver - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
August 16, 2021
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
$5768 per month
Work Hours
Shift Work


Interested in becoming a Firefighter?

The City of North Vancouver and the Districts of North and West Vancouver are jointly recruiting for professional Firefighters. Are you community-minded, positive, energetic, active and looking for a fulfilling career?

Minimum Qualifications

· Successful completion of an approved Firefighter Training program resulting in a minimum of Firefighter Level 2 Certificate (NFPA1001).

· High School graduation.

· Successful completion of at least one year of post secondary education (e.g. academic/technical/trades) OR

· At least one year accumulated work experience after high school (equivalent to full time hours), preferably in work related to the needs of the Fire Service. (e.g. building construction, mechanical, driving trucks and/or large or emergency vehicles, fire service, first aid, nursing, paramedic, instructor/educator, full-time competitive athlete etc.).

· Physically fit for the position of Firefighter and medically fit according to the standards set in NFPA 1582. It is the candidate’s responsibility to review and understand these standards.

· A valid BC Driver’s Licence, Class 3 with Air Brake endorsement. Please note: If you are applying from another province you should contact the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) at 1-800-950-1498 to ensure your licence is equivalent to a BC Class 3 driver’s licence with Air Brake endorsement. In your on-line application to our competition, you should provide written confirmation of this. If ICBC will not provide written confirmation to you for inclusion in your on-line application to our competition, you are required to include a letter from yourself confirming that you have contacted ICBC and that they confirmed that your out of province driver’s licence is equivalent.

· Safe and responsible driving behaviour as demonstrated on a current driver’s abstract. More than 6 points in the last 3 years from the date of application are considered excessive and may eliminate an applicant from further consideration. Other aspects of your driving record will also be considered.

· Successful completion of and current certification, in Occupational First Aid – Level 1 OR Standard First Aid – Industry with CPR Level C OR Emergency First Aid – Industry.

· Computer literacy (i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or common software applications).

· Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.

· No criminal convictions related to the job of Firefighter. Please refer to the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General website for more information about the Criminal Records Review Act.

· Passing the University of Victoria Firefighter Fitness Test OR University of Alberta Firefighter Fitness Test will be a requirement administered at a later stage of the process. The timing of this requirement will be dependent on the availability of the test due to COVID-19.

Preferred Qualifications

· Progress towards or completion of a post-secondary education program (e.g. academic, technical or trades training).

· Higher level first aid or first responder certification.

· Additional Fire Service related courses.

· Ability to swim and related life-saving certificates.

· Demonstration of service to the community through volunteer experience, other than serving as a volunteer Firefighter.