|Date Posted:|| ||Mar 01, 2023|
|Closing Date:|| ||Mar 31, 2023|
|Competition Number:|| ||10349|
|Location:|| ||Edmonton & area|
|Number of Positions:|| ||10|
This posting is for multiple full-time positions.
Strathcona County Emergency Services are honoured to serve and inspired to lead. As a fully integrated service, our members serve the community as both firefighters and paramedics. Emergency responders provide safe and courteous Fire/Rescue and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the community of Strathcona County and surrounding areas as well as supporting and implementing initiatives that promote the department mission, vision and values. It’s not just a career…it’s a calling.
Registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics as either an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) or a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) is a requirement upon application
NFPA 1001 Level I & II is an asset. Successful candidates will receive training for NFPA 1001’s
Emergency medical/fire response work experience along with current ITLS, PALS, ACLS certification is considered an asset
Conditions of Employment
Submission of a Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check ?
Valid Alberta Class 4 driver’s licence and submission of a 5-year Driver’s Abstract with less than 6 demerits
Valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence and Air Brake (Q) endorsement must be completed before the end of the probationary year. Onus and cost is the candidates’ responsibility
Ability to pass all physical and medical standards as outlined in the NFPA standard
Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete pre-employment physical and knowledge assessments as well as provide proof of education and professional credentials as noted in the resume.
Out of province applicants must be fully registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics by their scheduled interview date and must meet or exceed the Alberta physical fitness standards per the Canadian Physical Performance Exchange Standard for Fire Fighters.
Strathcona County may recognize IAFF members experience or experience from organizations that deliver similar services to determine appropriate classification and wage placement.
Firefighter/Paramedics are assigned to the ambulance or a fire apparatus on a rotating basis
Duties are completed as assigned to support the implementation of effective, efficient and ethical procedures to meet the customer service, safety goals and objectives of the department
Safely respond and work at emergency and non-emergency scenes within established guidelines
Participate in training programs, exercises and career development as necessary
Perform routine duties related to facilities and equipment maintenance
Complete required reporting and administration functions
Participate in special projects or tasks which support and promote the department mission, vision and values
Skills and Abilities
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Broad knowledge of fire rescue, EMS, mechanical equipment, and building construction awareness
Ability to understand and follow instructions
Fosters team cooperation, supports group problem solving and ensures progress toward goals
Adaptability to changes in the work environment to best fit the situation or event
Capacity to acquire and maintain new knowledge and competencies, striving to continuously build skills
Mechanical aptitude, with agility and strength to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions
Commitment to physical fitness and mental health
How To Apply
Please apply on our website: https://www.strathcona.ca/council-county/careers/opportunity/10349/