Firefighter Paramedic – Fort McMurray – 2023

NewJobIcon Firefighter Paramedic - Fort McMurray - 2023
Fort McMurray
April 23, 2023
Fort McMurray, Canada
Job Type
May 28 2023
Work Hours
Shift Work


The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is looking to fill Firefighter/Primary or Advanced Care Paramedic and Non-Fire Trained Advanced Care Paramedic positions. These are exciting and challenging career opportunities.  The Regional Emergency Services (RES) Department is a fully integrated Fire/EMS service that provides advanced life support including helicopter life flight, fire and rescue services within our region. These positions are within the IAFF Local 2494 Union.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely respond to emergency and non-emergency scenes within established RES guidelines.
  • Take direction from operations officers in matters pertaining to fire and medical response.
  • Take direction from officers where required in matters pertaining to training and prevention.
  • Perform routine duties related to shift operations in areas such as apparatus/equipment maintenance, reports, station maintenance, etc.
  • Work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Assist the department in public education, the promotion of fire safety, fire prevention and public relations.
  • Attend training courses as necessary to facilitate progression to First Class Firefighter.
  • Perform basic administrative functions.
  • Perform such tasks as necessary to support and maintain continuity of the Regional Fire Service.
  • Understand and support the Corporate Mission, Vision and Value statements.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • NFPA 1001 Level I and II is required for Firefighter PCP/ACP positions.
  • Current Alberta College of Paramedics Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) or Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) Licence is required.
  • Valid CPR - Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid Class Four (4) Alberta driver's licence with “Q” Endorsement is required.
  • Valid Class Three (3) Alberta driver’s licence (with "Q" endorsement) or equivalent out of province is an asset.
  • Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector Check is required for review and acceptance.

Additional Information

As an employee of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the incumbent is responsible for understanding and actively participating in the RMWB’s health and safety management system, including all policies, practices, procedures, as well as properly utilizing all control measures including the required use of personal protective equipment. All employees must take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of themselves and others, as well as immediately report any concerns, near misses, incidents, and hazardous conditions to their supervisor.

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