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City of Surrey hiring firefighters

Ok Surrey is giving everyone a heads up this year:


The City of Surrey will be opening a posting for Career Firefighters in November 2016. If you are interested in learning more about this upcoming opportunity, register your email address to receive updates and information as it becomes available. Please note, when the Career Firefighter posting opens, applicants must apply to the new posting to be considered. Scope Guided by the department’s emphasis on diversity, honour, respect, and teamwork the Surrey Fire Service provides support to the residents, communities, and businesses of Canada’s 12th largest city. We are looking for highly motivated, resilient, and adaptable women and men who have goals and values that are aligned with those of the Surrey Fire Service to provide the best emergency response and fire prevention initiatives possible to the community. This position is exciting for individuals who are highly motivated and seeking a lifelong challenging and rewarding career as a Firefighter. The City of Surrey will offer Career Firefighters with the opportunity to take part in accredited advanced education programs throughout their career as a Firefighter.

Career Firefighters will be required to perform a variety of job functions including, but not limited to, fire suppression, fire inspections, hydrant maintenance, fire prevention education, community initiatives, and working with our communications professionals within the dispatch centre. Requirements Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of an IFSAC or Pro-Board certified NFPA 1001 - Level 2 program with Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations A current First Responder License or higher level of BC Provincial EMA Licensing (EMR, PCP, ACP). We do not accept OFA licensing Valid Class 3 or Class 1 B.C. Driver's License with air endorsement and a safe driving record Grade 12 completion or equivalent Good physical condition, and psychologically suitable for the position of firefighter

Preferred Qualifications: Post-Secondary education, Trades Apprenticeship or Military Training Work experience related to firefighting such as Paramedic or Auxiliary Firefighter Trades experience (demonstrating mechanical aptitude). A history of volunteerism and community participation Fluency in multiple languages Additional fire service-related courses Experience in team oriented activities or organizations

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