Firefighter – Winnipeg – 2022

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Firefighter - Winnipeg - 2022
City of Winnipeg
Published
September 1, 2022
Location
Winnipeg, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
October 21, 2022
Salary
$61,073.18 - $101,788.63 annually
Work Hours
48 Hours Per Week

Description

The Firefighter is diversely skilled and a key component of an integrated fire and emergency medical response system.

Under the supervision as determined by the department’s hierarchal structure, the Firefighter is primarily responsible for protecting the public from the dangers of fire (structural and wildland) by controlling and putting out fires. They are also responsible for responding to other emergency situations including responding to medical calls, water rescue, vehicle rescue, technical rescue, and other rescue incidents. Firefighters also respond to non-emergent calls such as assisting with patient lifts, or check well-being.  In all emergency situations, Firefighters are responsible for pre-hospital care of injured persons (emergency paramedical services), maintaining/operating equipment, and completing all essential tasks in each emergency service job. Firefighters are responsible for operating a wide variety of equipment and tools, both manual and power.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Grade 12 High School Diploma according to Canadian Provincial Standards, GED or equivalent.  Applicants who were educated outside of Canada must have their academic credentials assessed in order to determine and submit a Canadian Grade 12 equivalent.  For more information, please visit https://www.cicic.ca/1374/obtain-an-academic-credential-assessment-for-general-purposes/index.canada.
  2. Standard CPR and First Aid Certification
  3. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 1001 – Fire Fighting Practices Level I and II Program (photocopy of certificates and transcript of marks).
  4. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (photocopy of certificates).
  5. IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited Certificates (preferred) (photocopy of certificates).
    • Incident Command System 100
    • NFPA 1002 – Standard for Apparatus Driver / Operator Professional Qualifications (include Pump Operations, Emergency Vehicle Driving Skills, and Fire Service Hydraulics)
    • NFPA 1006 – Surface Water Rescue Technician
    • NFPA 1035 – Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I
    • NFPA 1031 – Fire Inspector Level I
    • Rescue Practices
    • Vehicle Extrication
  6. Experience using Microsoft (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  7. Ability to provide care in an empathetic, respectful, and professional manner.
  8. Strong verbal communication skills.
  9. Excellent written communication skills.
  10. Ability to follow instructions, protocols, and completes tasks.
  11. Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize time
  12. Ability to perform professionally and make critical decisions in a timely manner using composure
  13. Superior interpersonal skills in dealings with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and other agencies and professionals (i.e. Police and other health care professionals).
  14. Knowledge and ability to apply conditions of FIPPA and PHIA.

Additional Information

  1. Applicants must submit a resume clearly indicating how they meet the qualifications of the position. (Required) - (Get a professional resume for this recruitment)
  2. Proof of being a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant) (photocopy of birth certificate, passport, or permanent resident card). (Required)
  3. Proof of completion of Grade 12 High School Diploma according to Canadian Provincial Standards, GED or equivalent (photocopy of diploma and/or transcript of marks).  (Required)
  4. Standard First Aid and CPR  Standard First Aid & CPR - Canadian Red Cross (Required)
  5. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 1001 – Fire Fighting Practices Level I and II Program. (Required)
  6. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations.  (Required)
  7. Proof of completion of IFSAC or Pro Board Accredited Certificates (preferred). (Required, if applicable)
    • Incident Command System 100
    • NFPA 1002 – Standard for Apparatus Driver / Operator Professional Qualifications (include Pump Operations, Emergency Vehicle Driving Skills, and Fire Service Hydraulics)
    • NFPA 1006 – Surface Water Rescue Technician
    • NFPA 1035 – Fire and Life Safety Educator Level I
    • NFPA 1031 – Fire Inspector Level I
    • Rescue Practices
    • Vehicle Extrication
  8. Please note that all applicants which are successful to move to Step 2 of the recruitment process will need to provide a $119.00 Administrative Processing Fee at time of assessments. The fee covers the costs of written assessments which need to be ordered and proctored; medical drug screening kits and licensing fees for assessments. Methods of payment:  Certified Cheque or Money Order payable to the "City of Winnipeg". (Required)