Firefighter – Sault Ste.Marie – 2020

Firefighter - Sault Ste.Marie - 2020
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
July 6, 2020
Sault Ste.Marie, Canada
Job Type
July 30, 2020
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services is comprised of 4 divisions including: Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention and Public Education, Support Services, and Community Emergency Management. Resources are deployed from 4 strategically located Response Centres to provide the community with optimum response times.

The Sault Ste. Marie Fire Service is a proud partner within our community that provides exceptional service through prevention education, protection and wellness. Our Core Values are Public Safety, Firefighter Safety, Customer Service, Integrity and Honesty.

We are currently seeking highly talented individuals who have a keen interest in serving the public to become part of our Firefighter - Reserve List for potential future Firefighter opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Secondary School Diploma; or equivalent with proof;
  • Minimum 18 years of age;
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Valid Ontario unrestricted, Class ‘DZ’ License, at time of employment offer;
  • Current Drivers Abstract;
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification, minimum Level C;
  • Completion of NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I and II with Accreditation from International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro-Board;
  • OFMEM Grandfathering Letter stating that the requirements for NFPA 1001, Level I & Level II based on experience or knowledge have been met;
  • Valid (proof of original) ‘Firefighter Services Ontario’ Certificate Test for Sault Ste. Marie;
  • Ability to work 24 hours shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to handle periods of intense and sustained physical, mental and emotional stress

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training from an OFM, IFSAC or Pro-Board recognized institution
  • Fire Science (Degree or Diploma)
  • Fire Science Technology (Diploma or Certification)
  • Career Firefighting Service
  • Volunteer Firefighting Service
  • Emergency First Response Training
  • Post Secondary Education (Degree, Diploma, Certificate)
  • Trade Certification
  • Fire Service Related Course(s)
  • Occupational Health & Safety Training/Courses (Diploma, Certificate)
  • Community Involvement

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