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Probationary Firefighter – North Bay – 2019


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Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
April 13, 2019
Location
North Bay, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
May 3, 2019
Salary
Unknown
Work Hours
Unknown

Description

North Bay’s Fire and Emergency Service is accepting applications for full-time, permanent Probationary Firefighters, working in the Suppression Division. Our employees work for the common good of the residents, workers and visitors of the City of North Bay. North Bay Fire and Emergency Services incorporates the values of service excellence, safety, integrity, professionalism, communication, teamwork and respect. In order to provide the best service to the public, we are committed to the training, education and well-being of each member.

Duties and Responsibilities

Following the chain of command, the firefighter reports to and is under the general direction and supervision of a Fire Captain and the Platoon Chief.

The General Duties and Responsibilities for the position of Firefighter include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform public education and public relations
  • Participate in fire safety inspections
  • Develop pre-incident plans
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development
  • Perform firefighter safety practices
  • Perform fire ground operations
  • Perform rescue operations
  • Perform hazardous materials and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear operations
  • Provide emergency patient care
  • Operate and maintains fire apparatus
  • Maintain fire equipment
  • Perform communication duties
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities as may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certified from an accredited program from a recognized institution, accredited by the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board (must be complete with seals)
  • Valid Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) Candidate Testing Services certificate including Stage One, Two, Three. Please Note: Candidates required to renew their certificates during the recruitment and selection process must do so at their own
  • Valid Standard First Aid and “Basic Rescuer” CPR (Level C) or better
  • Valid Class "D" Ontario Driver’s Licence with "Z" endorsement
  • Have a pardon if previously convicted of a criminal offence
  • Be available to respond and report to the fire station in an emergency situation within 30 minutes when off duty
  • Willingness and ability to work in extremely adverse and dangerous situations and under stressful conditions
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving/analytical skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks/demands, as appropriate
  • Must be familiar with the legislation/regulations that apply to this position
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/Interaction skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work and positively interact within a diverse work environment
  • Commitment to personal and professional development and in continuing training

Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree, Community College Diploma or Trade Certification in any discipline recognized by the Ontario College of Trades
  • EMCA Designation
  • Advanced emergency medical training
  • Advanced technical rescue training
  • Advanced hazardous materials training
  • Previous experience in emergency services, construction, trades mechanical, large vehicle operation, military (please define if experience is full-time/part- time/seasonal)
  • Community service involvement (please define role and commitment level e.g., yearly, monthly, weekly)
  • Computer literacy, utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Coaching/Teaching/Counselling/Recreation Leadership

Additional Information

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