Probationary Firefighter – Richmond Hill – 2021

FRJBTEAMLOGO e1624720632742 Probationary Firefighter - Richmond Hill - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
July 12, 2021
Richmond Hill, Canada
Job Type
July 30, 2021
$57,231.35 -$57,231.35 Annual
Work Hours
Shift Work


Richmond Hill Fire and Emergency Services is developing a Candidate Pool to service its Fire Fighter hiring needs. If you meet the qualifications below, you are invited to submit your application online.

Upon successful completion of a recruit training program, the successful candidate(s) will work under the supervision of a Company Officer and perform the following duties: fire ground operations, technical rescue, hazardous materials, emergency medical care, public education/relations, communications, pre-incident planning, fire safety inspections, administrative duties, fire station maintenance, fire apparatus and equipment operation and maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

•    Be at least 18 years of age
•    Be legally eligible to work in Canada
•    Have a Grade 12 OSSD/OSSGD education diploma, or Ontario approved equivalent
•    Possess NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certifications or grandfathering equivalent
•    Provide proof of valid First Aid, CPR Level C from a recognized Organization/Provider
•    Possess a valid unrestricted Ontario DZ Driver’s License
•    Possess a satisfactory Ontario DZ Driver’s License Abstract, valid within 3 months
•    Communicate clearly and effectively in English (verbally and written)
•    Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care, and courage
•    Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of an effective and professional team
•    Possess the ability and willingness to follow instructions promptly and efficiently
•    Have a strong work ethic and desire to serve the community.

Preferred Qualifications

•    NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel
•    NFPA 1035, Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator
•    NFPA 1031, Standard for Fire Inspector
•    Completion of Primary Care Paramedic Program, or equivalent
•    Completion of a post-secondary education degree or diploma in a related field
•    Completion of a recognized trade certification
•    Service in a paramilitary organization
•    Considerable volunteer or career Fire Fighter work experience.

Additional Information

  • Demonstrates personal leadership
  • Builds people and culture
  • Cultivates open communication
  • Shapes the future
  • Navigates and leads through complexity and change

Prior to hire, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of credentials as well as a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check, valid within 6 months of application deadline. Please see the Firefighter Information Guide for more details.