With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has an exciting opportunity available within Fire Services for Paid On Call Firefighters. Our Paid On Call Firefighters are alerted to emergencies and those who are available, go to the fire station to get dressed in protective gear and then into our emergency vehicles to provide emergency response services. In addition to emergency response, Paid On Call Firefighters also attend regular evening training and occasional weekend training as well as participate in fire prevention activities. These committed and dedicated individuals provide service throughout Parkland County in a model that does not include career Firefighters. Successful candidates will process strong communication skills, have the ability to work efficiently in high stress situations, and be able to work in a team environment. Interested applicants are invited to apply directly through our website and must be available to participate in the aptitude and interview process in October.
We are recruiting for the following Fire Stations:
Acheson Fire Station
Parkland Village Fire Station
Seba Beach Fire Station
Tomahawk Fire Station
Wabamun Fire Station
Competition Number: 18-66
Rate of Pay: Hourly wage based on training and supervisory responsibility.
Hours of Work: As required.
Competition Closing Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
At least 18 years of age. Applicants between age 14 and 17 may be considered in a junior program.
Live within 8 to 10 minutes from your nearest Parkland County Fire Station.
Can meet training requirements of 1 evening per week and several weekends throughout the year.
Fire services experience is an asset but not a requirement.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record (less than 6 demerits) Driver’s abstract to be included with your application.
Clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening to be included with your application.
Additional Job Information:
Position Type: Paid On Call
Posted Date: Sept 11, 2018
Closing Date: Sept 28, 2018
Job ID: 18-66