Firefighter – Prince Rupert – 2023

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Prince Rupert Fire Rescue
April 14, 2023
200 1st Ave W, Prince Rupert, Canada
Job Type
February 17, 2023
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


Those interested in applying for an available position are invited to contact the corresponding department via City Hall. Please read the job posting for more details.

Due to the number of applications received, we regret that we can only contact those who succeed to the interview stage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident;
  • Grade 12 completion or equivalent (i.e. GED);
  • 2 years or more work experience after high school;
  • Valid class 5 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement;
  • Physically fit and psychologically suitable for the role of Firefighter;
  • Commitment to personal development;
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II Certification (IFSAC, Pro Board);
  • Valid Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) license or higher level of BC Provincial EMA licensing;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment;
  • Professional, courageous, forthright and works well under pressure;
  • Knowledge and ability to work effectively with computers, experience with Microsoft Office;
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Past experience in any of the following: emergency services, structural firefighting, forest fire service, police, coast guard, EMS, military, healthcare, or search and rescue;
  • Firefighter work experience program;
  • NFPA 1021 fire officer 1, NFPA 1041 fire service instructor 1; and completion of other related NFPA courses;
  • Post-Secondary education or trades certification;
  • History of volunteerism, community participation or team-oriented

Additional Information


  • Be responsible for all travel cost throughout the recruitment process;
  • Participate in testing conducted in Prince Rupert over consecutive days;
  • Provide a current 3 year Driver’s Abstract;
  • Complete a criminal records check including vulnerable sector check;
  • Provide proof of education and certifications;
  • Complete a psychological suitability and resiliency assessment;
  • Complete a physical fitness evaluation;
  • Complete a practical fire skills evaluation (follows NFPA 1001 standard);
  • Complete a written firefighter aptitude


Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department

Email (PDF form): [email protected] City of Prince Rupert

424 - 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1L7


Late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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