Firefighter – Six Nations – 2022

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Six Nations of the Grand River
Published
October 7, 2022
Location
Six Nations of the Grand River, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
October 12, 2022
Salary
TBD
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 for the FIREFIGHTER with FIRE EMERGENCY SERVICES, CENTYRAL ADMINISTRATION. The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website. Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

 

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of their assigned Captain of the Six Nations Fire & Emergency Services Department. Performs firefighting, rescue operations, emergency medical service, hazardous materials, and fire prevention and other duties to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire and emergency medical conditions. Performs other duties as assigned by the Captain, District/Battalion Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, or Fire Chief.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • High school graduate diploma (OSSD) or academic equivalent.
  • NFPA 1001 Level I & II (Pro Board and/or IFSAC Accredited)
  • NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Operations (Pro Board and/or IFSAC Accredited)
  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C with AED (Canadian Red Cross)
  • Willingness to obtain Canadian Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder or higher within 9 months of job offer.
  • Successful completion of the SNFES Physical Aptitude Assessment within the designated time.
  • Minimum Ontario Driver’s License with D-Z Endorsement
  • Satisfactory Drivers Abstract
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Must be fit and able to handle the sustained, intense physical and psychological effort required to perform duties of this position.
  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly in English under stress.
  • Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions in a team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work in extremely adverse and dangerous situations.
  • Successful completion of skills and tasks outlined within the Firefighter Class System guidelines.
  • Must be willing and able to work within a 12 or 24 hour rotational shift schedule that involves working weekends and holidays.
  • Experience & knowledge of Six Nations Fire & Emergency Services Department policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • A history of volunteerism and community participation.
  • Experience in team oriented activities, sports, or organizations.
  • Past experience in the emergency services: structural firefighting, Wildland fire or Forest services, Police, Coast Guard, Paramedic, Military, Nursing, or Search and Rescue.
  • Knowledge of different cultures.
  • Coaching, teaching, or instructional experience.
  • Demonstrated athletic or physical capabilities and achievements.
  • Knowledge and ability to work effectively with computers, computer programs, and software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Advanced emergency medical training, technical rescue training, advanced hazardous materials training.
  • Any technical trade certificate/ license that would be beneficial to a firefighter's position, such as electrician, carpenter, plumber, building inspector, mechanic, electronic/electrical technician, or other.
  • Training and experience operating heavy equipment or large vehicles.
  • Training and experience using technology applicable to firefighting, including using communications tools, such as mobile radios.
  • Post-secondary education, in an applicable or related field
  • Multilingual, including sign language.

Additional Information

Method #1: Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Melissa Stefureak, Staffing Officer at 519-445- 2223 ext 5727 or via email at [email protected]

 

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

 

Firefighter – Full-Time – 168-22-1

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0