Firefighter – Sooke – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter - Sooke - 2022
District of Sooke
February 12, 2022
Sooke, Canada
Job Type
February 21, 2022
5,768.49 (Probation Rate) to $8,240.70 (1st Class)
Work Hours
Shift Work


The District of Sooke has a permanent employment opportunity for a Firefighter. Reporting to the Captain through the chain of command, the Firefighter is responsible for combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires and saving of life and property. The Firefighter is a multi- facet position requiring a flexible and organized approach. All employees shall possess a level of knowledge of all aspects of fire suppression, rescue, hazardous materials response, prevention, inspection duties with a mechanical aptitude to maintain and operate a variety of equipment and safe driving of vehicles is essential. The Firefighter requires a mechanical aptitude to proficiently maintain and operate a variety of equipment and the safe driving of department vehicles is essential. The Firefighter will participate in training as required by the department training program, and participate in fire prevention or inspection programs, as well as voluntarily participates in the regular scheduled rotation as duty officer or duty crew member in an after-hours capacity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A completion of Grade 12 or recognized equivalent.
  • A current Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (“EMALB”) license to the scope of practice as determined by the Fire Chief.
  • A completion of NFPA 1001 level II and including any changes to the Provincial playbook requirements as it relates to a full-service fire department/Firefighter that may be issued by the Office of the Fire Commissioner.
  • A completion of NFPA 1002 Apparatus Driver Operator.
  • A completion of NFPA 1035 Public Educator I.
  • A completion of Incident Command System (“ICS”) 200.
  • Hazardous materials, rope rescue, or auto extrication training at a technician level.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR with AED certification.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brake endorsement, and a current Drivers Abstract.
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal record check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SharePoint Online, Tempest, or Target Solutions.
  • Residence within the District of Sooke boundaries.

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