New Job Firefighter In Alberta



Company : City of Fort Saskatchewan
Salary : $30.19–$43.13 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Number:
Job Type:
Permanent Full time
Employee Group:
Fire Services Opted Out & Exempt
Job Category:
Fire Services
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
June 28, 2023
Closing Date:
July 12, 2023
$30.19 - $43.13/Hour

Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Fire Chief, the Firefighter is a first responder who routinely responds to and works at incidents such as, but not limited to, fires, medical incidents, motor vehicle collisions, alarm calls, hazardous materials spills or leaks, water incidents, technical rescues, and rail incidents. A Firefighter is assigned to a Platoon and is responsible for the professional delivery of services and duties. The Firefighter promotes the City’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and Truth and Reconciliation within the department, organization, and community.

The Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department is housed with the Ambulance Service in a modern facility with excellent equipment and apparatus. The Department is a vital component of the Protective Services Section of the City, together with our mutual aid partners contributes to the safety and quality of life in our community. The Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department is a proud member of the Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (N.R. CAER) Organization.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Firefighters will respond to fire and emergency calls and participate in educating the community in various aspects of emergency safety. The Firefighter is responsible for completing duties as assigned to support the implementation of effective, efficient, and ethical departmental procedures, and to meet the customer service goals and objectives of the Fire Department.


  • Fire Response
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Public Hazard assistance
  • Medical First Response as required.
  • Assist with as required:
o Fire inspections / Preplanning
o Public Relations and Fire Safety Education
o Station and equipment checks


  • Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Alberta Class 5 Motor Vehicle Operators License
  • Five Year Drivers Abstract with no more than 5 demerits.
  • NFPA 1001- Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, Level 1
  • NFPA 1001 – Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, Level 2
  • NFPA 1072 – Hazmat Awareness & Operations
  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR Level C – AED Certifications
  • ICS 100
  • ICS 200

Additional Assets:
  • NFPA 1002 – Driving & Maintenance
  • NFPA 1002 – Pumping Operations
  • NFPA 1002 – Aerial
  • Class 3/4 Drivers License
  • Q Endorsement (Air Brakes)
  • MFR or Advance First Aid
  • Safety Codes

The successful candidate will be in good physical condition and able to meet the physical and medical requirements of the position. Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, have previous Firefighter experience, must reside within 30 minutes of the City of Fort Saskatchewan, and pass the following recruitment process:

1. Written Aptitude Test
2. Interview
3. Medical Assessment
4. Physical Assessment

Candidates will be contacted regarding next steps as they progress through the competition.

Fort Saskatchewan, home to more than 27,000 people, is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located in Treaty 6 Territory and Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4, just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton. The City of Fort Saskatchewan proudly manages recreation, culture and historic amenities including a performing arts theatre and a fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre and the historic 1875 – 1885 NWMP Fort Representation in the heart of downtown. Located on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, Fort Saskatchewan boasts more than 80 km of paved trails along with many natural areas for residents to explore. As a City, we believe in diversity and inclusion and are working toward creating a city where all residents are respected and have a sense of belonging.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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