Firefighter Paramedic – Winnipeg – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter Paramedic - Winnipeg - 2022
City of Winnipeg
Published
September 1, 2022
Location
Winnipeg, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
October 21, 2022
Salary
$ 59, 934.43 to $106, 878.06 annually
Work Hours
48 hours per week

Description

The Firefighter Paramedic is diversely skilled and a key component of an integrated fire and emergency medical response system.

Under the supervision as determined by the department’s hierarchal structure, the Firefighter Paramedic is primarily responsible for protecting the public from the dangers of fire (structural and wildland) by controlling and putting out fires. They are also responsible for responding to other emergency situations including responding to medical calls, water rescue, vehicle rescue, technical rescue, and other rescue incidents. Firefighter Paramedics also respond to non-emergent calls such as assisting with patient lifts, or check well-being.

The position of Firefighter Paramedic is also responsible for providing medical services to the citizens of Winnipeg in accordance with approved provincial standards and established protocol, as determined by the department’s hierarchal structure and the Medical Director’s designated scope of practice. In all emergency situations, Firefighter Paramedics are responsible for pre-hospital care of injured persons (emergency paramedical services), maintaining/operating equipment, and completing all essential tasks in each emergency service job. Firefighter Paramedics are responsible for operating a wide variety of equipment and tools, both manual and power.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Grade 12 High School Diploma according to Canadian Provincial Standards, GED or equivalent.  Applicants who were educated outside of Canada must have their academic credentials assessed in order to determine and submit a Canadian Grade 12 equivalent.  For more information, please visit https://www.cicic.ca/1374/obtain-an-academic-credential-assessment-for-general-purposes/index.canada.
  2. Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) Program Certificate (minimum) Program Certificate accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) (prior to February 2018) or Accreditation Canada (after February 2018).  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in a PCP Program.
  3. Must possess and maintain a valid Primary Care Paramedic Certificate of Practice from the College of Paramedics of Manitoba.  Provincial equivalents will be accepted, however, out of province applicants must show proof of having transferred their license to Manitoba prior to their first day of recruit training.  Applicants do not need to have the License to apply, but this will be required prior to a conditional offer of employment. You must enroll in the College of Paramedics of Manitoba (CBMB) for continued maintenance and renewal of your license.  For more information, please visit the College of Paramedics at https://collegeparamb.ca/.
  4. Standard CPR and First Aid Certification
  5. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 1001 – Fire Fighting Practices Level I and II Program (photocopy of certificates and transcript of marks).  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program.
  6. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (photocopy of certificates).  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program.
  7. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited Certificates (preferred) (photocopy of certificates). Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program.
    • Incident Command System 100
    • NFPA 1002 – Standard for Apparatus Driver / Operator Professional Qualifications (include Pump Operations, Emergency Vehicle Driving Skills, and Fire Service Hydraulics)
    • NFPA 1006 – Surface Water Rescue Technician
    • NFPA 1035 – Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I
    • NFPA 1031 – Fire Inspector Level I
    • Rescue Practices
    • Vehicle Extrication
  8. Proficiency in the NOCP standard competencies for a PCP and further skills as determined by the PCP scope of practice
  9. Experience using Microsoft (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  10. Ability to provide care in an empathetic, respectful, and professional manner.
  11. Strong verbal communication skills.
  12. Excellent written communication skills.
  13. Ability to follow instructions, protocols, and completes tasks.
  14. Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize time
  15. Ability to perform professionally and make critical decisions in a timely manner using composure
  16. Superior interpersonal skills in dealings with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and other agencies and professionals (i.e. Police and other health care professionals).
  17. Knowledge and ability to apply conditions of FIPPA and PHIA.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work or volunteer experience related to Paramedicine or Fire or health field.
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma and/or classes in a related field.
  • Fluency in both official languages (French and English) or a second language.
  • Other Fire and EMS related certificates.

Additional Information

  1. Applicants must submit a resume clearly indicating how they meet the qualifications of the position. (Required) (Get a professional resume for this recruitment)
  2. Proof of being a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant) (photocopy of birth certificate, passport, or permanent resident card). (Required)
  3. Proof of completion of Grade 12 High School Diploma according to Canadian Provincial Standards, GED or equivalent (photocopy of diploma and/or transcript of marks).  (Required)
  4. Proof of completion of a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) Program Certificate (minimum) accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) (prior to February 2018) or Accreditation Canada (after February 2018) (photocopy of diploma and transcript of marks).  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in a PCP Program.  (Required, if applicable)
  5. Proof of a College of Paramedics PCP Certificate of Practice (minimum) in good standing (photocopy “ Provincial equivalents will be accepted, however, out of province applicants must show proof of having transferred their license to Manitoba prior to their first day of recruit training.  Applicants do not need to have the License to apply, but this will be required prior to a conditional offer of employment.  (Required, if applicable)
  6. Proof of completion of Standard First Aid and CPR  Standard First Aid & CPR - Canadian Red Cross. (Required)
  7. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 1001 – Fire Fighting Practices Level I and II Program.  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program. (Required, if applicable)
  8. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations.  Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program.  (Required, if applicable)
  9. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited Certificates (preferred). Consideration may also be given to applicants currently registered in the program.  (Required, if applicable)
    • Incident Command System 100
    • NFPA 1002 – Standard for Apparatus Driver / Operator Professional Qualifications (include Pump Operations, Emergency Vehicle Driving Skills, and Fire Service Hydraulics)
    • NFPA 1006 – Surface Water Rescue Technician
    • NFPA 1035 – Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I
    • NFPA 1031 – Fire Inspector Level I
    • Rescue Practices
    • Vehicle Extrication
  10. Please note that all applicants which are successful to move to Step 2 of the recruitment process will need to provide a $119.00 Administrative Processing Fee at time of assessments. The fee covers the costs of written assessments which need to be ordered and proctored; medical drug screening kits and licensing fees for assessments. Methods of payment:  Certified Cheque or Money Order payable to the "City of Winnipeg". (Required)