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 values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service
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 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.
Firefighters are highly trained professionals, skilled in firefighting, rescue operations, hazardous material training, medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents and other specialized services. Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service firefighters have the opportunity to develop their skills in specialty areas including:
- Confined Space rescue
- Heavy rescue
- High-angle rescue
- Hazardous materials
To be considered for this opportunity, you must possess:
- Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent.
- NFPA 1001 level 2 with Hazmat and Operations preferred.
- Current First Responder Level 3 license or greater inclusive of Spinal Endorsement and AED. (EMR or PCP Licensing)
- Current CPAT Certificate.
- Valid unrestricted Class 3 B.C. Driver’s Licence with Air
- 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 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 cover letter and resume at www.abbotsford.ca/careers Applications must be made online.
Posting closes October 21, 2018.
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.