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Temporary Probationary Fire Fighter

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City of Yorkton
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Grade 12
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City of Yorkton
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Kaylee Diduck
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Reporting to the Fire Chief and Deputies, a Temporary Probationary Fire Fighter is used to augment Full-Time Fire Fighting Staff on an as needed basis for vacation, sick leave, disability leave, training leave or any other approved absences.  

Applicants must be able to:
-carry out a wide variety of duties under the supervision of senior fire fighting staff
-maintain an extensive knowledge of fire operations, apparatus, equipment and methods used in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires
-comply with all City policies, procedures, OH & S safety regulations and work cooperatively in a team environment
-be able to perform shift work and be available for call back duties

- Grade 12
- Level I and II  NFPA 1001 I.F.S.A.C. Fire Fighter certification, with preference given to those who have graduated from a recognized Fire College or have equivalent IFSAC/NFPA certification.
- NFPA 472 Operations
- ICS 100
- First Responder
- AED, CPR and First Aid Certificates;
- Must possess and maintain valid Class 3 drivers license, with Air Brakes Endorsement;
- Must be in good physical fitness, pass a physical fitness evaluation and maintain a high standard of physical conditioning being able to perform physical fire fighting duties under adverse conditions;
- Must possess and maintain RCMP Security Clearance;
- As per IAFF Collective Agreement, must be able to provide a medical certificate
- Must meet the Canadian Vision Standard for Fire Fighters;
- Successfully complete Fire Department job related skill testing;


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Numeracy
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Driver's License
 - CPR Certificate
 - Air brakes endorsement
Type of Fire fighting Experience
 - Municipal department
Specific Skills
 - Administer first-aid and other assistance
 - Respond to fire alarms and other calls for assistance
 - Maintain firefighting equipment
 - Control and extinguish fires using manual and power equipment
 - Co-ordinate the work of other firefighters
 - Assist police, the public and emergency organizations during major disasters

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