Medicine Hat Fire Department - Now Hiring Fire Fighter
The City of Medicine Hat Fire Service is searching for highly motivated, adaptable and communicative team players. Our ideal fire fighter will value integrity and demonstrate pride in being consistent, responsive, reliable and accountable in the utilization of his or her unique skill sets. Reporting to the Platoon Officer, the Fire Fighter is responsible for fire suppression, rescue and hazardous materials response, property inspection, as well as public education and prevention duties in Medicine Hat and surrounding region.
The successful candidate(s) will possess the mental and physical abilities in accordance with the accepted industry standards for Fire Fighters, a valid Alberta Class 3 License with air brake endorsement*, current Standard First Aid with HCP (Health care provider) AED and Grade 12 Diploma or equivalency. Candidates must demonstrate an aptitude for a career in fire, rescue and emergency services and be minimum IFSAC/ProBoard certified to NFPA 1001 Level I & II along with NFPA 472 Awareness and Operations. Preference will be given to those applicants who have additional related experience, training, and education. For skill assessment all equipment will be provided, except for CSA approved safety boots.
Only those candidates whose applications include copies of all required certificates and a current driver abstract will be considered. *NOTE: Out of province applicants must provide valid equivalency for Alberta Class 3 Q (air) with their application. Applicants with six or more demerit points against their current driving record will not be processed.
Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.
The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work and play. The Medicine Hat advantage:
? Extensive Recreational Facilities
? Flourishing Cultural Community
? Low Utility Rates and Taxes
? Family Oriented Community
PLEASE REFER TO THE CITY WEBSITE FOR COMPLETE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
City of Medicine Hat Career Opprortunities
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter and a completed Fire Fighter Employment Application to Competition #15054A, Human Resources Department, City of Medicine Hat, 101, 505 First Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0A9. Given the size of the application, electronic submissions will not be accepted.
Applications must be received by Friday, March 13, 2015 at 4:30 pm by mail, courier or in-person.
Medicine Hat Fire Fighter Employment Application 2015Feb.pdf
Medicine Hat Fire Fighter Job Description.pdf