Firefighter / PCP – Yellowknife – 2023
The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application.
Duties and Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities Include: fire suppression duties; emergency medical response and transport; rescue and extrication operations; preventative maintenance on property, apparatus, and equipment; participate in scheduled training; participation in fire inspection, public education, and life safety programs; work under potentially hazardous, physically and psychologically demanding conditions; communicate effectively, respectfully and inclusively at all times.
Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. You must have at least a High school diploma or equivalency and a valid Class 3 driver's license with Airbrake endorsement with no current or pending suspension. Candidates must have successfully completed National Fire Protection Association standards 1001 Level I & II (Fire Fighter) and have a current PCP license and registration from any Canadian jurisdiction.
Completion of NFPA 1002, 1072 Hazmat, 1006 Rescue and 1051 Wildland qualifications are considered assets.
The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including a defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected].