FireMedic – Red Deer – 2023

NewJobIcon FireMedic - Red Deer - 2023
City of Red Deer
January 12, 2023
Red Deer, Canada
Job Type
28 Jan 2023
$42.59 to $50.11 per hour
Work Hours
Shift Work


Working in a team environment, the FireMedic is a progressively responsible position for a registered professional emergency responder functioning in multidisciplinary roles that include fire suppression, medical, rescue and hazardous material incidents as well as providing non-emergency services to the community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possesses registered professional status at the EMT-P/Advanced Care Paramedic designation.
  • Must possess a valid Alberta Driver's License with less than 5 demerits and no license suspensions in the last 2 years. (Class 4 with Q endorsement)
  • Must be able to perform work related duties while wearing a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.
  • Must be able to perform work from heights in various situations as required.
  • Ability to effectively use all personal protective devices and clothing supplied by the Department.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of a computer and numerous software programs.(Microsoft Office, others).
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess a valid Alberta Driver's License (Class 1 or 3)
  • Certificates or Diplomas in areas of study applicable to emergency services work
  • Demonstrate progression towards and or completion of certification in directly related areas of service delivery.  (NFPA 1001 Level II.)
  • Demonstrate a continuous progression towards completion of certifications in directly related areas of service delivery. (NFPA 1002, NFPA 1072 (HAZMAT Operations), NFPA 1006 (Technical Rescuer Operations)
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum of 1 year on duty experience in emergency services with an emphasis on emergency response intervention programs that include fire suppression, rescue, EMS.
  • Volunteer experience and community involvement.

Additional Information

Shortlisted Candidates: If you are shortlisted for this position; you will be contacted by Human Resources and booked for an Aptitude test and interview to be conducted between February 6 and February 17, 2023 in Red Deer. Successful applicants will be required to pass the University of Alberta physical testing prior to receiving a job offer. Dates of testing to be determined.

Please Note: More than one position will be filled from this posting.

*You will be required to pay for the U of A testing; and will be reimbursed upon successful completion. If you have passed the U of A physical testing within the last 6 months you will not be required to complete it again.