Skip to the main content
Career Information Hotline

Toll Free 1-800-661-3753

Edmonton 780-422-4266

Guest Account Sign In Sign Up
Job Details

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
Job Requirements


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

Chain saw


Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Write daily basic progress reports

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • 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

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • 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
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Judgement

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.

By e-mail:

Advertised Until

Mar 25, 2018

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 Forest Firefighter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Silviculture and Forestry Workers

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

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.

Learn More

Was this page useful?