Probationary Firefighter – Moncton – 2021

Probationary Firefighter - Moncton - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
March 2, 2021
Location
Moncton, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
March 29, 2021
Salary
As per collective agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The firefighter is responsible for the combating, extinguishing and preventing of fires, and the safety of life and property. Also, the position provides emergency medical service, rescue, and respond as a water rescue technician and Hazmat technician and support other related emergency services, i.e. pre-fire planning and public education.

The position reports directly to the officer in charge at the station he/she is assigned to.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education (verification of high school diploma or GED certificate).
  • Post-secondary education diplomas and certificates.
  • Province of New Brunswick Language Certificates obtained within the last (1) one year. (Must provide ENGLISH AND FRENCH certificates) see # 5 for details.
  • Current Certification of NFPA 1001 Level 1 and Level 2 Firefighter from an IFSAC or Pro Board approved agency recognized and approved in the Province of New Brunswick.
  • Valid certification as a Medical First Responder is the minimum, or an Emergency Medical Responder or Paramedic in the province of New Brunswick or equivalency is also accepted. Please note: Nova Scotia EHS, MFR tags will not be accepted.
  • Current Certification in Hazardous Materials Response (Awareness and Operations Level) – NFPA Standard 472/1072 from an IFSAC or Pro Board approved agency recognized and approved in the Province of New Brunswick.
  • Other relevant firefighter certification and training.
  • Valid New Brunswick Driver’s License Class 3E with Air Brake endorsement or equivalency. Ensure a legible copy is attached.
  • A current driver’s abstract from the Province issuing you your driver’s license, within the past 30 days. An additional driver’s abstract maybe required prior to hiring.
  • A current criminal record check and a vulnerable sector check from your local Police Department within the past 20 days and attached.
  • Vision exam – as defined in current NFPA Standard 1582 (excerpt attached) – successful completion within the last six (6) months.
  • Hearing exam – as defined in current NFPA Standard 1582 (excerpt attached) – successful completion within the last six (6) months.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Ability to communicate effectively is required. For reasons of safety, English has been established as the Language of Operation for the Moncton Fire Department. As such, a functional knowledge of English is required. Ability to communicate in French is a definite asset.
  • Ability to work in a team environment is required.
  • Must be bondable.

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