Probationary Firefighter – Brampton – 2022

City of Brampton
Published
March 3, 2022
Location
Brampton, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
March 21, 2022
Salary
$63,658.00 per annum
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

Bring your talents and step into a firefighter career where serving our diverse community and the opportunities to make a difference are endless.   Our Brampton Fire and Emergency Services team are driven by exceptional service delivery. As a member of our team, you will feel the pride of values-driven achievements and will experience life-long supportive relationships. Be a part of a fast-paced and rewarding environment where you can contribute to building a safe community, improving Emergency Response, Public Safety and Public Education for the citizens of Brampton.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a highly valued and respected member of the community;
  • Feel the excitement that comes with serving the community. Every shift has a different challenge or situation requiring a diverse set of skills;
  • Respond to all emergencies when called upon;
  • Combating fires;
  • Performing rescue operations and providing medical assistance in an emergency environment;
  • Handle routine maintenance of firefighting equipment/ department property;
  • Public fire safety education and inspect properties and equipment for fire hazards;
  • Handle state of the art apparatus and modern equipment;
  • Have the ability to help your community and network as an ambassador at charity and community events;
  • Participate in continuous learning to advance your knowledge and skills;
  • Be part of a culture that values the personal and professional growth and development; and
  • Perform other similar and related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or academic equivalent;
  • NFPA 1001 - Fire Fighter I & II Certified (Proof of Pro Board Seal or IFSAC);
  • Completion of the Ontario Fire Administration-Candidate Testing Program Stages One, Two and Three www.ofai.ca OR the ability to attain certification within 18 months from the date a conditional offer of employment is extended;
  • Valid and current First Aid and CPR Certificate;
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence with ability to obtain DZ licence from the date a conditional offer of employment is extended;
  • Demonstrate a high standard of professionalism in your interactions with internal stakeholders and the public;
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to adapt to situations quickly;
  • Commitment to volunteerism and community involvement;
  • Commitment to personal and professional development and in continuing training and education through ongoing learning;
  • Demonstrates initiative & well being of self & others, in accordance to operating standards & procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate to diverse audiences;
  • Ability to work and manage effectively under stressful conditions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities (Indigenous, Black, people with mental, addictions, homelessness)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in customer service and/or public service roles an asset;
  • Volunteer experience in community roles (including firefighting) an asset;
  • Multiple language skills and experience with different cultures an asset.