Applications are now being accepted for future recruit Fire Fighter positions. Selected candidates will be placed in an eligibility pool for future positions. Applicants must be in good health, be able to meet established medical and academic standards, qualify in essential job function and aptitude tests, and have demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment. Minimum requirements include: High School Graduation or equivalency; proof of NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certification; 20/30 visual acuity unaided and uncorrected; colour vision to standards required by the BC Superintendent of Motor Vehicles; a valid Class 3 B.C. Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement; Driver’s License Abstract with not more than six ICBC penalty points; Criminal Record Check; successful completion of an aptitude test, hearing test and the University of Victoria or Alberta Fire Fighter physical abilities test. Plus, at least one of the following: valid Occupational First Aid Level 3, EMA First Responder Level III, Red Cross First Responder, or EMR Certificate.
A comprehensive recruitment guide and application form is available on our website, www.saanich.ca.
Complete applications are to be sent by courier to: Saanich Fire Department, Attn: Fire Fighter Recruitment, 760 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC V8X 2W6 until 4:30 pm, MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019. Applications will not be accepted if dropped off in person, submitted online or sent by email.
While we thank all candidates for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.