Firefighter – Regina – 2019
As a member of the Fire Operations team, City of Regina fire fighters protect the lives and property of the city’s citizens by conducting prevention services, providing fire safety education, combating and extinguishing fires and working in other emergency situations under a variety of conditions frequently involving considerable hazard. In this position you may also be assigned to the Emergency Communications Centre as a fire fighter dispatcher.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform fire prevention and inspection duties in assigned area.
- Teach basic fire prevention and life safety techniques at schools and at public venues.
- Participate in public relations projects involving visits, demonstrations and community events as directed.
- Responsible for all fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property, combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions.
- Provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury from any cause.
- Perform a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and lessen the severity of injuries related to motor vehicle collisions including the extrication of victims from collisions, and incidents involving hazardous materials.
- Perform various maintenance duties to fire services apparatus, equipment and department property.
- Attend training classes and study assigned materials related to the emergency services including, but not limited to, firefighting, fire prevention, rescue, emergency medical services and Hazardous Materials.
- Candidates will be expected to certify and maintain certification within their various assignments.
- Perform duties of the Emergency Communications Centre as assigned.
- Perform related work as required.
- Copy of High School Certificate or Official High School Transcript, along with Fire College Certificate.
- International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Certification for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Level I and II.
- Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) Certification and must possess a current practicing license in the Province of Saskatchewan. Copy of Saskatchewan license, current PCP 2011 NOCP, ITLS and CPR certificates. NOTE: Condition of Employment 2020 License.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with air brake endorsement. A Class 3A is an asset. Please submit a photocopy of the front and back of the driver’s license.
- Five-year individual driver abstract - current within 3 months of application date.
- Criminal Record Check - current within 3 months of application date.
All fire fighter recruits must:
- Have the ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions, act quickly and calmly in emergency situations, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Be in excellent physical condition
- Have personal health habits that develop and maintain resiliency
- Have the ability to observe, identify and communicate about mental health matters
- Have the willingness to participate in mental health sessions and counseling for the development and maintenance of positive and resilient mental health.
- Have 20/30 or better uncorrected vision (applicants with corrective eye surgery must wait one year from date of surgery to be considered)
- Have normal hearing test results (no more than 30 decibel hearing loss in either ear average at 500, 1000, 2000 & 3000 HZ)
- Have normal color vision (Ishihara & Farnsworth testing methods accepted)