Firefighter/Paramedic – Brandon – 2021

Firefighter/Paramedic - Brandon - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
June 8, 2021
Location
City of Brandon, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
Jul 12, 2021 11:59 PM
Salary
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The City of Brandon is currently accepting applications from qualified firefighters who are interested in applying for the Brandon Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter/Paramedics Short List.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Responds to fire alarms to combat, control, and extinguish fires and to perform the necessary duties related to fire fighting such as ventilation, search and rescue, overhaul and salvage;

 Responds to emergency calls for medical assistance and performs emergency medical duties at the PCP level as per Manitoba Health Guidelines and Protocols and/or Department standards;

 Receives incoming emergency and business calls and assists in the logging of information and dispatching of appropriate personnel and equipment as per General Operating Guidelines or as directed;

 Attends all In-House training sessions to maintain a level of competence and certification satisfactory to meet all Fire Department standards and participates in external training sessions as directed and required;

 Maintains records and prepares forms and reports required through the delivery of the emergency services;

 Cleans, operates, and maintains fire, rescue, and ambulance vehicles, equipment, personal protective gear, and all other related apparatus to Department standards;

 Performs housekeeping and routine maintenance tasks of emergency services facilities and grounds as required or assigned;

 Performs public fire education and fire prevention duties as directed;

 Performs all other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications

 Grade 12, G.E.D. , or Mature High School Diploma;

 Successfully completed the following courses or equivalent courses (mandatory):
∗ Firefighting Practices-Level 1 and 2 (NFPA 1001) - accredited version;

Primary Care Paramedic (PCP); Rescue Practices;

Fire Apparatus/Operator (NFPA 1002); Hazardous Materials Awareness (NFPA 472);

Hazardous Materials Operations (NFPA 472),

Fire Life Safety Educator (NFPA 1035);

 Holds a Certificate in Public Fire Paramedic Program or equivalency;

 Holds and maintain a valid Class 4 with Air Province of Manitoba Driver’s License;
 Hold and maintain a Province of Manitoba Health Ambulance License.

NOTE: The qualifications are not intended to limit the opportunities for interested candidates but
provide the candidates with an understanding of the level of expertise required in this
position.

Preferred Qualifications

 Completion of the following courses (preferred):

∗ Emergency Vehicles Operations;

Fire Service Hydraulics;

Vehicle Extrication;

Water and Ice Rescue;

Elevated Rescue;

Initial Response to Dangerous Goods;

Pesticide Fire and Spill Control, Anhydrous Ammonia and Ammonium Nitrate Response;

Fire Inspection Level 1 and 2;

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