Probationary Firefighter - Grande Prairie - 2019 - Fire

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Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
April 12, 2019
Grande Prairie, Canada
Job Type
April 29, 2019
$34.16 / hour
Work Hours
Four days on, four days off. Two 10 hour day shifts, followed by two 14 hour night shifts.


GPFD is currently in a recruitment process to develop an eligibility list with the intent to fill upcoming vacancies as Firefighters. The challenge is for career Firefighters to provide Fire Suppression, Medical Co-response and Specialized Rescue Services along with the delivery of Fire Prevention and Public Education Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will have exceptional customer service skills; good written and verbal communication skills; a proven ability to work effectively within a team environment; show good initiative and innovation; be a quick learner and have the ability to teach others. Alignment with the City of Grande Prairie's Guiding Beliefs is a critical element for success.

Minimum Qualifications

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Level 2 Certification; including NFPA 472 Awareness and Operations (From IFSAC or ProBoard Approved Institution)

One of the three following types of medical training: (NOTE: ACP registration is NOT required)

  • Approved Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Training Course or Proof of Provincial Equivalencies; or
  • Valid Advanced First Aid; or
  • NAIT MFR program certificate

Class 4 and 3 Alberta Driver's License with Air Brakes (Q) Endorsement or Equivalencies or Proof of Provincial Equivalencies.

Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalency.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have no criminal record and be legally entitled to work in Canada. Additional training, experience, or education will be considered an asset.

If you meet the above qualifications, please submit a Resume and Cover Letter through our On-line application process. Your resume and/or cover letter must clearly indicate how you meet our minimum qualifications.

Please do not submit copies of documentation at this time. Those candidates invited to the Aptitude Test will be notified of the documentation they will be required to bring to the Aptitude Test.

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