Firefighter/Paramedic - Riverview

Town of Riveview

Riverview Fire & Rescue is currently recruiting for one (1) full time permanent positions of Firefighter/Paramedic to begin February 2023.

As a member of a team of career and volunteer firefighters, this position is required to protect the lives and property of the Town’s residents by conducting prevention services, providing fire safety education, combating and extinguishing fires and working in other emergency situations under a variety of conditions frequently involving considerable hazards. 

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Successful completion of International Fire Service Accreditation (IFSAC), Proboard NFPA Firefighter Level II program or Texas Training Division if graduated prior to March 13, 2019.
  • Successful completion of Canadian Medical Association Primary Care Paramedic (PCP-1) Program and the candidate must be able to meet and maintain certification with the NB Paramedic Association. The selected applicant must be licensed in NB prior to a date of potential offer.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a water efficiency test, consisting of the following:
    • Swim 200 meters continuously
    • Tread water for 5 minutes continuously
    • Escape from a PFD (Personal floatation device)  
  • Minimum of two (2) years of operational firefighting experience required. 
  • Additional fire, rescue and/or emergency medical certifications considered an asset.
  • Currently reside in the Town of Riverview, or will reside in the Town of Riverview within six (6) months of hire.
  • Valid New Brunswick driver’s license, Class 5E.
  • Criminal record check and Driver’s Abstract, meeting Town standards.

This position is full-time permanent and is represented by IAFF Local 2549 with a starting wage of $25.73 per hour with annual increases. This position works a 24-hour shift. The total compensation package starts with health and dental insurance, defined benefit pension, group life insurance and sponsored training and development.   

Applicants will be subjected to physical agility and medical suitability testing.  Costs associated with both the testing and background checks are the responsibility of the applicant.  Candidates will also be subject to job-specific assessments. 

Your resume and detailed cover letter must clearly indicate if you meet the above-mentioned job requirements. 

Application deadline: December 16, 2022.

If this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, reach out to us. Send your resume to indicating ‘FFP’ in the subject line.

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Organization: Riverview
Location: Riverview, NB
Region: Fundy Shore
Professional Category(s): Fire / Rescue / First Aid Services
Posted: November 21, 2022, 3:55 pm
Expires: December 16, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $25.73 Hour

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