FireMedic – Red Deer (AB) – 2024

NewJobIcon FireMedic - Red Deer (AB) - 2024
City of Red Deer
Published
May 27, 2024
Location
Red Deer, Alberta
Category
Job Type
Closes
June 29, 2024
Salary
$42.59 to 50.11 per hour
Work Hours
42 hours per week
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

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 Advanced Care Paramedic designation in the Province of Alberta.
  • 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
  • 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.

Equivalencies may be considered

 


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Additional Information

More than one position will be filled from this posting.

We are seeking registered Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP) and Second year Advanced Care Paramedic Students. We are not actively recruiting Primary Care Paramedics (PCP) in this competition.

To be selected for the interview stage of the process, applicants must provide proof of successful completion of the physical examination within the past 6 months, as well as proof of successful completion of the aptitude test, see details below. The aptitude test results will be valid for a period of two years.

The aptitude testing will occur every second Wednesday, with two different sessions available: one at 0800 hrs and another at 1330 hrs. Each testing session lasts approximately 2.5 hours. If you're interested in participating, kindly reach out to esoperations@reddeer.ca with your name, phone number, and email, and we'll confirm your preferred date and time.

The dates available will be:

  • April 17    0800  or 1330 hrs
  • May 1      0800  or 1330 hrs
  • May 15    0800  or 1330 hrs
  •  May 29   0800  or 1330 hrs
  • June 12   1330 hrs
  • June 26   0800  or 1330 hrs

These dates/times may be cancelled if there is no candidates that request it.

*You will be required to pay for the RDP or U of A testing; and will be reimbursed upon being selected as a successful candidate.

We thank you for your application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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