Firefighter - City of Prince Rupert


City of Prince Rupert


Department: Prince Rupert Fire Rescue
Posted: January 24, 2023
Closing: February 17, 2023 at 5:00PM (PST)
Union: IAFF, Local 559


  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident;
  • Grade 12 completion or equivalent (i.e. GED);
  • 2 years or more work experience after high school;
  • Valid class 5 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement;
  • Physically fit and psychologically suitable for the role of Firefighter;
  • Commitment to personal development;
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II Certification (IFSAC, Pro Board);
  • Valid Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) license or higher level of BC Provincial EMA licensing;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment;
  • Professional, courageous, forthright and works well under pressure;
  • Knowledge and ability to work effectively with computers, experience with Microsoft Office;
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).


  • Past experience in any of the following: emergency services, structural firefighting, forest fire service, police, coast guard, EMS, military, healthcare, or search and rescue;
  • Firefighter work experience program;
  • NFPA 1021 fire officer 1, NFPA 1041 fire service instructor 1; and completion of other related NFPA courses;
  • Post-Secondary education or trades certification;
  • History of volunteerism, community participation or team-oriented activities.


  • Be responsible for all travel cost throughout the recruitment process;
  • Participate in testing conducted in Prince Rupert over consecutive days;
  • Provide a current 3 year Driver’s Abstract;
  • Complete a criminal records check including vulnerable sector check;
  • Provide proof of education and certifications;
  • Complete a psychological suitability and resiliency assessment;
  • Complete a physical fitness evaluation;
  • Complete a practical fire skills evaluation (follows NFPA 1001 standard);
  • Complete a written firefighter aptitude exam.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources Department
Email (PDF form):
City of Prince Rupert
424 - 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1L7
Late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Prince Rupert
Location: Prince Rupert, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Category(s): Fire / Rescue / First Aid Services
Posted: January 24, 2023, 3:30 pm
Expires: February 17, 2023, 5:00 pm

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

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