4th Class FirefighterCareer Casual
Position Overview: Reporting to the Fire Chief, the 4th Class Firefighter is responsible for coordination of emergency operations as well as providing on scene coordination of personnel during an emergency response when required. This position protects life and property through suppression, rescue, and prevention of fires and other emergencies.
- Respond to fire and rescue emergencies in accordance with operating guidelines.
- Carry out station routines including tool, apparatus, and equipment maintenance and general maintenance of the fire hall.
- Ensure operational readiness of all equipment and apparatus.
- Conduct daily training and drill evolutions to maintain the skills of all personnel at a level of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 standard and Pre-hospital Care best practices
- Maintain scope of practice in accordance with Alberta College of Paramedics
- Perform related duties as prescribed from time to time by the Fire Chief or designate.
- Complete collects, examines and/or submit fire reports and special reports as required.
- Assist in the instruction and implementation of new firefighting and emergency response techniques.
- Assist with the implementation of public relations programs.
- Notify Fire Chief or designate of any station maintenance required.
- Inventory and control of apparatus, equipment and stores as required.
- All other duties as assigned.
Compensation: as outlined in the IAFF Local 4705 Collective Agreement, based on relevant training and experience.
Education, Skills, and Experience:
- Valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s License
- Q Endorsement
- S200-400 and 472 Awareness
- Basic Pump Operations
- Paramedic or EMT designation
- ICS 100 (Incident Command System)
- A minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible fire-rescue experience preferred.
- High school diploma
- Excellent customer service and time management skills
- Well-developed conceptual and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment
- Strong written, verbal, conflict resolution, and presentation skills combined with the ability to work under pressure
- Work well independently and with teams
- Deal effectively with the public and other stakeholders
Deadline for Applications is 12 Noon (MT) May 13, 2016 to:
Town of Canmore
Therese Rogers, Manager of Human Resources
We will be interviewing applicants throughout the posting period and may select strong candidates prior to the closing date. Interested applicants should therefore submit their application as soon as possible.
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