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Job Details

Firefighter, Forest

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by Wildcat Fire Services Inc.

  • Location Bowden, AB
  • Earnings $200.00 to $250.00 daily (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 50 to 80 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 11, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Wildcat Fire Services Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Bear awareness Certification
  • S-100 basic fire suppression and safety training

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Fight forest fires
  • Complete firefighting reports and maintain firefighting equipment

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

Team player


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Feb 11, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Firefighter, Forest is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Silviculture and Forestry Workers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating skidders, bulldozers and other prime movers to pull scarification and site preparation equipment over areas to be regenerated; and in operating power thinning saws to thin and space trees in reforestation areas and chain saws to thin young forest stands

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to control weeds and undergrowth using manual tools and chemicals; in performing silvicultural duties such as collecting seed cones, pruning trees and marking trees for subsequent operations; and in maintaining firefighting equipment

innovative

Interest in assisting in planting surveys; and in fighting forest fires under the direction of fire suppression officers and forestry technicians

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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