Under the general direction of the General Manager of Protective Services and reporting to the Fire Chief or designate, and stationed as per staffing requirements, the Firefighter is responsible for the operational readiness of the apparatus and equipment to be used during the shift in the station they are posted to. The position provides emergency response as required, in accordance with the Yellowhead County Fire Services Standards. The salary range is $56,930 to $72,065 per year. Yellowhead County offers a competitive benefits package.
A detailed position description can be found in the job posting online. The competition will remain open until Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
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Key Responsibilities Include:
Fire and Rescue
Perform functionality checks of all equipment to be used during the shift.
Report for duty every day in uniform and be on time for all shifts.
Operate as a member of the firefighting crew.
Responsible for cleaning and basic maintenance of apparatus and equipment and facilities as per Officer Direction
Participate in all fire and rescue equipment training to assist in day to day operations.
Follow instructions and direction from officer assigned to firefighting crew.
Respond to call backs for emergencies as requested.
Maintain a good working knowledge of firefighting techniques, equipment and emergency medical services.
Maintain a healthy life style and fitness level.
Respond to emergent situations within Yellowhead County to provide assistance to fire districts, industry or other agencies as required or requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Grade 12 education or equivalent
NFPA Standard 1001 - Firefighter or equivalent
Standard First Aid Level C and CPR
Valid Class 3 Drivers License with air endorsement
Ability to deal effectively with the general public and volunteers
Strong written and verbal skills
Strong computer skills in Microsoft
Two (2) years of emergency service experience
Strong organizational and supervisory skills are required
Successful completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree
NFPA Standard 1002 - Operator
Five (5) years of emergency service experience.
100 percent of time working out a station
The Firefighter is expected to respond when requested/required to emergencies throughout the County.
Emergency response duties are conducted under all weather, environmental and road conditions during all hours of the day for extended periods of time.
Services are provided in a highly stressful and hazardous environment that requires correct immediate action to resolve incidents.
A high degree of physical effort is required in providing emergency services and the required training.
Travel is required throughout the region including travel in an emergency response mode.
The firefighter may need to attend evening and weekend meetings and training sessions from time-to-time as approved
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 14, 2022
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2022