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Job Details

Firefighter, Forest

Employer

Wildcat Fire Services Inc.

Date Posted

January 10, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Bowden, AB
  • Earnings $250.00 to $300.00 daily (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 50 to 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Seasonal Part Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Wildcat Fire Services Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills

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

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

Team player

Workplace information

On the road job

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?

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 09, 2022

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 & Abilities
The Firefighter, Forest is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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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Motor Coordination

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