New Job Patrol Person In Alberta

Patrol Person
Patrol Person

Patrol Person

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $22.99 - $28.31 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 21671

Ministry: Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development

Location: Various

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Wage

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: January 31, 2022

Classification: Natural Resources 3

About Us

For more information about the Wildfire Management Branch:


Do you want to educate the public about safe burning practices and changing fire danger conditions? Would you like to inspect permit request sites, issues permits, and pass fire permit locations to lookout towers?

If so, a Patrol Person position may be an ideal seasonal position for you.

A Patrol Person is required to perform a variety of duties. Some of the duties include inspecting fire permit request sites, issuance of fire permits in the Area, educating rural residents about the safe burning practices and changing hazard conditions, and assisting the Area with Wildfire Prevention activities.

Other Responsibilities

  • Issuance of fire permits in the Area and ensures the fire site will be safe and not escape fire permit legal land location.
  • Inspection of permit request sites and approves burning only under safe conditions.
  • Pass fire permit locations to the lookout observers.
  • Educate rural residents about safe burning practices and changing hazard conditions through friendly and courteous contact.
  • Assist the Area with the Wildfire Prevention activities and make recommendations on improving the prevention program.

There may be opportunity to assist area wildfire operations (Some of these positions will require passing of a fitness test)


Minimum Recruitment Standards

High school diploma plus some related experience. Forest Technology or Natural Resources education considered an asset. Previous experience with Forestry is an asset but not necessary. Other Requirements:

  • Valid First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Current Driver’s Abstract
    • A Driver’s Abstract, showing a record of seven (7) demerits or less, must be obtained. Your driver’s abstract is required to be obtained within 30 days prior to your commencement date and must be presented to management prior to your commencement for the above stated position.
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$22.99– $28.31 per hour


This is a seasonal wages position with weekly hours up to 36.25. Those selected for an interview are requested to bring three work-related references.

What We Offer

Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave:

  • 5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
  • 6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

The Government of Alberta is implementing a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.

Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:
  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination;
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Carris Leece at (780) 427-6807 or e-mail: [email protected] . If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check

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