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Paid Call Firefighters
Bulletin File # 19-PC001 - #19-PC007
Web Site: tol.ca
Web Site: tol.ca
The Township of Langley is currently recruiting Paid Call Volunteer Firefighters for all our Fire Halls. Ultimately reporting to the Fire Chief, Paid Call firefighters work as part of a team of career and paid call firefighters to achieve an efficient and effective fire department. This is done through reliable performance of firefighting, maintenance, education, training and by observing and complying with municipal policies, department operating guidelines, and recognized safety practices.
Illustrative examples of the work include performing firefighting, technical rescue, first aid and other related services; driving and operating fire department apparatus and equipment as assigned; participating in and maintaining cleanliness, servicing, and repair of department structures, grounds, equipment, apparatus, turnout gear, and uniforms. You will be required to participate in training, drills, and practice sessions with career and paid call personnel from this Department; and may participate in public education programs, and public relations events.
Successful candidates must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Officers as well as Career and Paid Call firefighters within the Township of Langley; be able to react quickly, evaluate situations, communicate information and perform duties calmly and effectively under adverse and dangerous conditions. You must have sufficient strength to do prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions; as well as be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English; and deal with the public in a courteous and professional manner and are in good physical condition. Preference will be given to candidates who reside in the Township of Langley or work in the Township and are available for daytime response. Successful candidates must attend 70% of all evening practices and 30% of emergency calls.
In order to be considered for this position, candidates are required to have the following (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these required documents must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
- 19 years of age or older
- Current and valid BC Driver's License (Class 5 or better)
- Safe driving record as demonstrated by a Drivers Abstract. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted (More than six points in the past three years, as of the date of the application, may eliminate an applicant from consideration)
- No criminal record (A completed RCMP Police Information Check will be required for those that successfully pass the interview process)
The rate of pay for this position is $25.25 per hour (2019 rates). The hours of work are non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.
To apply to the Fire Hall that is right for you (closest to your residence), please visit tol.ca/careers.
For more information on being a Paid Call Firefighter at the Township of Langley, please visit the following link: https://www.tol.ca/careers/fire-department/
The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, January 31, 2019.
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Fire & Rescue Services
Posted: January 9, 2019, 10:44 am
Expires: January 31, 2019, 4:30 pm