Firefighter – Paramedic – Wood Buffalo – 2021

Firefighter - Paramedic - Wood Buffalo - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
May 31, 2021
Location
9909 Franklin Avenue, Wood Buffalo, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
June 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM
Salary
$45.02 per hour (Firefighter/PCP probation)
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is looking to fill multiple Firefighter/Paramedic positions. These are exciting and challenging career opportunities for Firefighter/Paramedics.  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 and work at emergency and non-emergency scenes, within the established RES guidelines.
  • Take direction from operations officers in matters pertaining to fire and medical.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

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