Fire Mechanic

Regular Full Time Position

The Saanich Fire Department is seeking a Fire Mechanic. This is a skilled position requiring a high degree of mechanical and technical knowledge in the repair and maintenance of Fire Department apparatus and fire fighting equipment. Duties involve specialized mechanical work of a technical nature requiring heavy duty diesel and commercial mechanic skills, including but not limited to; service, maintenance, welding, electrical and fabrication work on a wide variety of Fire Department apparatus, vehicles, and equipment.
Requirements include completion of Grade 12 or equivalency certificate supplemented by technical courses related to the mechanical trade; Certification of B.C. or inter-provincial red seal trades qualification in heavy duty or commercial transport mechanics; Certificate of Qualification – Emergency Vehicle Technician; Minimum 3 years’ experience working as a journeyman heavy duty or commercial transport mechanic; Valid Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate or inter-provincial (or out of province) equivalency; Valid B.C. Class 3 Driver’s License with air brake endorsement or (or out of province) equivalency.
A competitive salary for this IAFF Local 967 position is provided with an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017 quoting competition 92.17 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: April 20, 2017, 11:36 am
Expires: May 11, 2017, 11:45 pm