Wildland Urban Interface Firefighter – High Level – 2022
Reporting to the Wildland Urban Interface Team Supervisor, the Wildland Urban Interface Member (Firefighter) as part of the Protective Services Department, is generally responsible for the response to Wildland Urban Interface Events provincially, staff training provision to High Level Fire Department members and other departments, municipal emergency planning assistance, assisting in Emergency Management, Fire Department Support and Response as well as Equipment Readiness. The Wildland Urban Interface Team Member will also assist in the coordination of Wildland Fire Mitigation under the guidance of the Town’s Wildfire Mitigation Strategy.
The minimum level of education required to perform these responsibilities are:
• Grade 12 Diploma;
• NFPA 1001 Level 2;
• S215 WUI program or equivalent;
• Wildland Firefighting training (NFPA 1051 or Type 1 Wildfire Crew Member); • Standard First Aid/Level C CPR; and
• ICS 100.
• Must pass the High Level Fire Department Physical Assessment Test
The minimum experience required to perform these responsibilities are:
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Structural Fire Service, Wildland Fire Operations or Wildland Urban Interface Operations.
The following education and training is considered an advantage:
NFPA 472/1072 Operations;
NFPA 1002 Pump Operator;
NFPA 1041 Level 1;
Emergency Medical Training (FMR or higher); and
This is a 30 month term position ending March 31, 2025. The Town of High Level offers a competitive benefit package after 3 months.