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Career Firefighter
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 4, 2017
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: F17-01 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Abbotsford Fire and Rescue Service
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational value, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Do you want to join an organization that is constantly evolving to meet the ongoing economic and social diversity of a thriving community? A career in firefighting provides both men and women with a challenging and rewarding experience.

We are currently establishing a firefighter eligibility list in our Fire Rescue Service to fill vacancies occurring over the next 12-18 months.

A career firefighter’s main function is to combat, extinguish, and prevent fires to save life and property; firefighters also contribute to the community through:

 fire and life safety education
 fire inspections
 rescue
 medical aid

As the ideal candidate, you possess:

• Grade 12 Diploma or GED;
• Current First Responder Level 3 license or greater inclusive of Spinal Endorsement and AED. (EMR or PCP Licensing);
• Current CPAT Certificate;
• NFPA 1001 level 2 with Hazmat and Operations, preferred;
• Valid unrestricted Class 3 B.C. Driver’s Licence w/Air and Safe Driving record;
• A Commitment to volunteerism, community involvement, personal and professional development;
• Superior interpersonal and communication skills;
• Excellent public relations, team building and organization skills.

The City of Abbotsford offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

For detailed information about becoming a firefighter within a diverse and growing community please visit the City of Abbotsford’s Fire Rescue Services website at www.abbotsford.ca/fire.

If you possess the skills, knowledge, experience and drive to be a part of an integral team, complete an online application form with resume at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

We will be accepting online applications from November 14, 2017 to December 4, 2017.

The City of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service appreciates all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted via email to proceed to the next stage.

Web Address: http://www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: November 14, 2017 12:01 AM
Closing Date: December 4, 2017 05:00 PM

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