Paid-on-call Volunteer Firefighter – Greenstone – 2023

Paid-on-call Volunteer Firefighter - Greenstone - 2023
Greenstone Fire & Emergency Services
Published
November 25, 2022
Location
Greenstone, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
February 23, 2023

Description

If you want to become a volunteer firefighter for Greenstone Fire and Emergency Services, you will join for the following reasons and benefits:

You're interested in public safety
To join a great team
To develop skills and experiences
To build your resume
To be involved in your community
Because it's rewarding

To join our team, a person must have the instinct to help others during difficult times, possess the ability to react and adapt quickly under stressful situations and have personal valves that complement our department values including accountability, compassion, duty, integrity, proficiency, relationships and valor.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY

In order to be considered for employment, all applicants must provide the following:

1. Proof of valid Ontario driver’s license (minimum G class) and a current abstract must be provided prior to commencement of employment. All costs associated with this requirement are the responsibility of the applicant

2. Medical Examination Report, completed and signed by the applicant’s Doctor, and the Consent Waiver and Release Form must be provided, prior to participating in any physical activities. All costs associated with this requirement are the responsibility of the applicant

3. Demonstrate proficiency in the English language, both verbally, and in writing

4. Proof of clean Criminal Record (with occupational relevance). (No convictions for which a pardon has not been granted), must be provided prior to the commencement of employment

5. A certificate of vulnerable sector screening and a check of the Pardoned Sexual Offender Database completed by the applicant’s local police service, prior to commencement of employment. All costs associated with this requirement are the responsibility of the applicant

6. A reliable means of transportation to respond to alarms

7. Proof of residency in accordance with the requirement of the Fire Department

OTHER DESIRABLE SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

• First aid and CPR certification/training
• Class D-Z or higher driver’s licence
• Previous fire department experience
• Demonstrated commitment. (i.e. volunteer service)
• Bilingual (French/Other)
• Related experience (Nursing, EMS, Mechanical Trades)
• Previous pertinent training (i.e. WHMIS, O.H.S.A.)

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