Firefighter Paramedic (Primary or Advanced Care) – Wood Buffalo (AB) – 2024

NewJobIcon Firefighter Paramedic (Primary or Advanced Care) - Wood Buffalo (AB) - 2024
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
April 20, 2024
Wood Buffalo, Alberta
Job Type
$45.02 per hour
Work Hours
Shift Work


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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely respond to emergency and non-emergency scenes within established 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 Classs 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is required.

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Additional Information

Aptitude testing and firefighter physical fitness testing dates will be confirmed with candidates once the posting has closed.  Interviews will follow.

The RMWB will accept Firefighter physical fitness testing results from the University of Alberta (U of A), provided they have been completed within the last six (6) months.  Candidates who wish to appy but have not completed the U of A physical fitness testing or may not complete the physical test in time for this recruitment are still encouraged to apply.


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.

To apply: Please visit our website at
Current employees must apply through the internal careers site.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals
selected for interviews will be contacted.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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