Firefighter / Paramedic – Brandon (MB) – 2024

NewJobIcon Firefighter / Paramedic - Brandon (MB) - 2024
City of Brandon
Published
March 19, 2024
Location
Brandon, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
Until Filled
Salary
As per the Collective Agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The application process for the firefighter/paramedics and paramedics competition requires the submission of multiple forms as well as an on-line application, cover letter and resume.

This section explains the qualifications and various forms. All the necessary forms are attached. Applications must be complete before the applicant will be considered for advancement in the competition.

Minimum Qualifications

  • must be 18 years of age or older;
  • must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • must be fluent in the English language;
  • must have completed Grade 12, CAEC, GED, or Mature Student;
  • must hold a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • must have completed all mandatory qualifications or in the process of completing;
  • must possess a valid Class 4 with air endorsement Province of Manitoba driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to Department standards. In the event you do not have air endorsement, you must provide proof you are in the process of obtaining air
  • Must meet vision and hearing
  • All applicants must possess a College of Paramedics of Manitoba Primary Care Paramedics Certificate of Practice or be in the process of obtaining licensure. A copy of this license must be submitted with the application package or prior to hiring if currently in the process of obtaining (you will need to provide proof of test date).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Firefighting Practices - Level 1 (meets NFPA 1001) Accredited version
  • Firefighting Practices - Level 2 (meets NFPA 1001) Accredited version
  • Rescue Practices
  • Fire & Life Safety Educator (meets NFPA 1035)
  • Fire Apparatus/Operator (meeting NFPA 1002)
  • Mat Awareness (meets NFPA 472)
  • Mat Operations (meets NFPA 472)
  • Certificate in Public Fire Protection, Public Fire Paramedic Program, or documentation that demonstrates equivalency to these certifications.

Additional Information

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