New Job Firemedic In Alberta



Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description


Working in a team environment, the FireMedic is a progressively responsible position for a registered professional emergency responder functioning in multidisciplinary roles that include fire suppression, medical, rescue and hazardous material incidents as well as providing non-emergency services to the community.

Job Requirements:

  • Possesses registered professional status at the EMT-P/Advanced Care Paramedic designation.
  • Must possess a valid Alberta Driver's License with less than 5 demerits and no license suspensions in the last 2 years. (Class 4 with Q endorsement)
  • Must be able to perform work related duties while wearing a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.
  • Must be able to perform work from heights in various situations as required.
  • Ability to effectively use all personal protective devices and clothing supplied by the Department.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of a computer and numerous software programs.(Microsoft Office, others).
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Possess a valid Alberta Driver's License (Class 1 or 3)
  • Certificates or Diplomas in areas of study applicable to emergency services work
  • Demonstrate progression towards and or completion of certification in directly related areas of service delivery. (NFPA 1001 Level II.)
  • Demonstrate a continuous progression towards completion of certifications in directly related areas of service delivery. (NFPA 1002, NFPA 1072 (HAZMAT Operations), NFPA 1006 (Technical Rescuer Operations)
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum of 1 year on duty experience in emergency services with an emphasis on emergency response intervention programs that include fire suppression, rescue, EMS.
  • Volunteer experience and community involvement.

Equivalencies may be considered

Specific Demands of the Job:

  • Must be physically fit and have the ability to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions.
  • May be required to work overtime when necessary and be able to immediately report to work beyond scheduled work days.
  • Proven ability to perform work and meet objectives during stressful situations.
  • Proven ability to modify approach and behaviour to effectively deal with specific situations, individuals or groups in various work environments.

Affiliation: IAFF, Local 1190

Remuneration: $42.59 to $50.11 per hour.

Hours of Work: The normal schedule of work for full time employees averages to 42 hours per week with a rotating schedule of 10, 12 and 14 hour shifts. During the initial training period successful applicants will be on special assignment, working Monday – Friday for 2 weeks.

Shortlisted Candidates: If you are shortlisted for this position; you will be contacted by Human Resources and booked for an Aptitude test and interview to be conducted between February 6 and February 17, 2023 in Red Deer. Successful applicants will be required to pass the University of Alberta physical testing prior to receiving a job offer. Dates of testing to be determined.

Please Note: More than one position will be filled from this posting.

  • You will be required to pay for the U of A testing; and will be reimbursed upon successful completion. If you have passed the U of A physical testing within the last 6 months you will not be required to complete it again.

We thank you for your application however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.