Detailed Job Description

The Opportunity:

Working in a team environment, the FireMedic is a progressively responsible position for a registered professional emergency responder functioning in multidisciplinary roles that include fire suppression, medical, rescue and hazardous material incidents as well as providing non-emergency services to the community.

As our preferred candidate, you will have:

  • Possesses registered professional status at the Advanced Care Paramedic designation in the Province of Alberta.
  • Must possess a valid Alberta Driver’s License with less than 5 demerits and no license suspensions in the last 2 years. (Class 4 with Q endorsement)
  • Must be able to perform work related duties while wearing a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.
  • Must be able to perform work from heights in various situations as required.
  • Ability to effectively use all personal protective devices and clothing supplied by the Department.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of a computer and numerous software programs.(Microsoft Office, others).
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Possess a valid Alberta Driver’s License (Class 1 or 3)
  • Certificates or Diplomas in areas of study applicable to emergency services work
  • Demonstrate progression towards and or completion of certification in directly related areas of service delivery.  (NFPA 1001 Level II.)
  • Demonstrate a continuous progression towards completion of certifications in directly related areas of service delivery. (NFPA 1002, NFPA 1072 (HAZMAT Operations), NFPA 1006 (Technical Rescuer Operations)
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum of 1 year on duty experience in emergency services with an emphasis on emergency response intervention programs that include fire suppression, rescue, EMS.
    Volunteer experience and community involvement.

Equivalencies may be considered


The International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1190


$42.59 to 50.11 per hour.

Hours of Work:

The normal schedule of work for full time employees averages to 42 hours per week with a rotating schedule of 10, 12 and 14 hour shifts.   During the initial training period successful applicants will be on special assignment, working Monday – Friday for 2 weeks.

Additional Information:

More than one position will be filled from this posting.

We are seeking registered Advanced Care Paramedics (ACP), Second year Advanced Care Paramedic Students and Primary Care Paramedics (PCP).

To be selected for the interview stage of the process, applicants must provide proof of successful completion of the physical examination within the past 6 months, as well as proof of successful completion of the aptitude test, see details below. The aptitude test results will be valid for a period of two years.

The aptitude testing will occur every second Wednesday, with two different sessions available: one at 0815 hrs and another at 1315 hrs. Each testing session lasts approximately 2.5 hours. If you’re interested in participating, kindly reach out to with your name, phone number, and email, and we’ll confirm your preferred date and time.

The dates available will be:

  • May 29    1315 hrs
  • June 5      0815  or 1315 hrs
  • June 19    0815  or 1315 hrs
  • July 3       0815  or 1315 hrs

These dates/times may be cancelled if there is no candidates that request it.

*You will be required to pay for the RDP or U of A testing; and will be reimbursed upon being selected as a successful candidate.

We thank you for your application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.