Firefighter – Swift Current – 2020

Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
January 16, 2020
Location
Swift Current, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
02/21/2020 4:30 PM
Salary
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The City of Swift Current is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time Fire Fighter’s position with the Swift Current Fire Department.

Located on the Trans-Canada Highway, Swift Current is a progressive City of 18,000 people serving as the hub of South West Saskatchewan. The Swift Current Fire Department is a dynamic, forward thinking department, providing Fire Suppression, Rescue Services (water, technical rope, and vehicle extrication), Dangerous Goods Response and Emergency Medical assistance to the community.  We are most proud of our efforts in fire prevention.  Fire Fighters provide comprehensive fire inspections, and innovative public education initiatives within our community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or GED equivalency;
  • A medical note clearing you for physical testing;
  • Firefighter Level II – NFPA 1001, IFSAC or ProBoard Certified;
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation “C” Certificate;
  • Primary Care Paramedic; (currently licensed).
  • Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent from another Province.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations – NFPA 472 IFSAC or ProBoard Certified; and
  • Other emergency certifications will be an asset.

Additional Information

In addition to the above, candidates must successfully complete the following or provide satisfactory evidence of completion within the preceding 6 months:

  • R.C.M.P. security clearance/Criminal Record check; and
  • Drivers Abstract.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and verification of education and training requirements no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 to the City of Swift Current, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 340, Swift Current, SK, S9H 3W1.

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