Firefighter (Probationary) – Eligibility List – Moncton – 2024
The firefighter is responsible for the combating, extinguishing and preventing of fires, and the safety of life and property. Also, the position provides emergency medical service, rescue, and respond as a water rescue technician and Hazmat technician and support other related emergency services, i.e. pre-fire planning and public education.
The position reports directly to the officer in charge at the station he/she is assigned to.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for carrying out the specific orders and directions as received from a superior officer.
As a member of a Platoon, responds to fire alarms to combat and extinguish fires. Performs various types of search and rescue.
Performs duties as an emergency medical care responder as part of the medical first responder program.
Drive and operates firefighting apparatus and department support vehicles as assigned.
Performs various maintenance tasks on apparatus and equipment and assures it is in a constant state of readiness.
Performs duties as a Hazardous Materials Technician team member as assigned. Performs duties as a Water Rescue Technician team member as assigned.
Participates in all training and educational programs offered to firefighters by the department. Maintains Physical Fitness level and completes Annual Fitness Assessment.
Assists the officer in charge during training as required.
As part of a station crew ensures station and grounds are neat and tidy so as to provide a safe working area for employees and members of the public.
Responsible to maintain good public relations with the general public.
Responsible for compliance with Departmental and Corporate Policies, procedures, rules and regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Performs work that is directly related to fire prevention, fire investigation and fire inspections as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have Grade 12 or equivalent education.
Current Certification of NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level 2 from an IFSAC and/or Pro Board approved Agency in the Province of New Brunswick
Minimum Certification as a Medical First Responder in the province of New Brunswick or equivalency. Note: Nova Scotia EHS MFR tags will not be accepted.
Current Certification in Hazardous Materials Response (Operations Level) - NFPA Standard 472/1072
Must be able to complete an IFSAC / Proboard Hazardous Materials Technician course within twelve months from start date and complete the required medical for employment as a Hazardous Material Technician.
Must be able to complete a swimming proficiency test, and a Swift Water Rescue Technician Level 3 course within twelve months from start date. In accordance with Rescue Canada Standards.
Must have as a minimum a valid New Brunswick Class 3E driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement or equivalent. A current driver abstract maybe required prior to hiring.
Post-secondary education in a technical or non-technical area; certificate of apprenticeship or acceptable equivalents are considered assets.
The working conditions for this position are as outlined in the Collective Agreement with IAFF Local 999.
All employees must comply with Council and Corporate adopted policies. (Ex. Attendance Management, Respectful Workplace and Health and Safety etc.)
Relevant immunizations as required.
Must be able to obtain the following certificates:
Hazmat Tech NFPA 1072/472
Departments Water Rescue Course (Rescue Canada)
High Angle / Rope Rescue NFPA 1006