Firefighter – Saskatoon – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter - Saskatoon - 2022
City of Saskatoon
Published
November 18, 2022
Location
Saskatoon, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
December 4, 2022
Salary
$73,488.72 to $113,382.72 CAD per annum (2020 rates)
Work Hours
42

Description

Under supervision of the Captain, this position works as a member of a team to respond to a variety of emergency situations.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Mitigates emergencies involving fires.
2. Responds to pre-hospital emergency medical incidents, dangerous goods incidents and emergency
rescues.
3. Performs fire prevention and inspection duties within an assigned area.
4. Maintains apparatus.
5. Participates in the required training.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Possession of a certificate in public fire protection from a program accredited by the International Fire
Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and/or ProBoard, with the following minimum certifications:
NFPA 1001 Fire Fighting Practices Level I (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
NFPA 1001 Fire Fighting Practices Level II (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
NFPA 1002 Apparatus Driver / Operator (Pumper) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector Level I (IFSAC certified), preferred
NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Level I (preferred) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
NFPA 472 OR NFPA1072 Hazardous Materials (Operation Levels) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
• Listed as a practicing unrestricted Primary Care Paramedic (2011 National Occupational Competency Profile) on the current members roster of the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics.
• Current International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) BASIC certificate.
• Successful completion of the Fitness York Fire Fighter Applicant Fitness Assessment. The assessment must have occurred within the six months prior to start date.
• Must meet the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1582 for vision at the time of application. Successful applicants will be required to supply an optometrist’s report.
• No more than 30-decibel hearing loss in either ear, average at 500, 1000, and 2000 C.P.S.
• Must meet the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1582 for medical conditions at the time of application. Successful applicants will be required to supply a medical report that has been completed by a legally qualified medical practitioner.
• Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence or equivalent.
• Current driver’s abstract from the driver’s licensing authority or home province demonstrating a safe driving record. Successful applicants from another province will be required to produce a valid Saskatchewan Driver’s Licence within 90 days of commencing employment with the department.

Additional Information

Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) upon offer of employment.