Paid on Call – Tumbler Ridge – 2022

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District of Tumbler Ridge
July 26, 2022
Tumbler Ridge, Canada
Job Type
CA$15.65 - CA$26.08 / hour
Work Hours
Paid on Call


The Firefighter is responsible for firefighting entailing the combating, extinguishing and preventing of fires, as well as the saving of life and property. A Firefighter is responsible for rapidly and efficiently performing various duties under emergency conditions frequently involving considerable hazard. The Firefighters work includes routine duties in the maintenance of firefighting equipment and Fire Department property. Carrying out the specific orders and directions as received from a superior officer in the normal course of maintenance duties and in firefighting, considerable independence of judgment and action is allowed in circumstances of extreme urgency where referral to a superior for instruction is not possible.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • As a member of a company, responds to fire alarms, lays and connects hose, holds nozzles and directs water streams, raises and climbs ladders, uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment.
  • Ventilates fire to release heat and smoke, places salvage covers to prevent water damage and prevents fire from rekindling.
  • As assigned, drives and operates firefighting apparatus.
  • Performs various maintenance tasks on apparatus and equipment.
  • When assigned to fire prevention work under direction of a superior, performs inspections and clerical duties as required.
  • Operates as part of a rescue team for extraction of patients and any other required duties at a Motor Vehicle Incident.
  • Provides medical assistance to the public in their role as an Emergency Medical Assistant – First Responder
  • Performs other related work as required, and directed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A positive attitude, and willingness to learn.
  • Commitment to attend 65% of regular training practices.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in Canada.

Prior to completing your probationary period you must:

  • Provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check involving vulnerable persons.
  • Be a minimum 19 years of age.
  • Undergo an occupational medical assessment.
  • Provide a current drivers abstract.

Additional Information

To apply, please fill out an application and email to:

Dustin Curry, Director of Protective Services/Fire Chief District of Tumbler Ridge

Email: [email protected]

Or drop it off in person at the Fire Hall located at 325 Iles Way.