Forest Firefighter Posted on Feb 23, 2018 by Wildcat Fire Services Inc.
Location Bowden, AB
Earnings $15.50 to $28.50 hourly
Work Hours 1 to 44 hours per week
Position Casual Part Time
Vacancies 8 Vacancies
Closing Date Mar 25, 2018
Wildcat Fire Services Inc.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
- First Aid Certificate
- CPR Certificate
- Bear awareness Certification
- S-100 basic fire suppression and safety training
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Experience an asset
Write daily basic progress reports
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Fight forest fires
- Dig ditches and trenches
- Complete firefighting reports and maintain firefighting equipment
Security and Safety
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
- Willing to travel regularly
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Standing for extended periods
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
- 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.
Mar 25, 2018
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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
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
Interest in assisting in planting surveys; and in fighting forest fires under the direction of fire suppression officers and forestry technicians
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