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Website Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services

Position: Firefighter 

Division: Saskatoon Fire

Department: Operations and Communications

Term: Multiple  Permanent Full Time position(s) available.

Closing Date: 12/04/2022

Labour Group: IAFF 80

Posting:  1605

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Captain, this position works as a member of a team to respond to a variety of emergency situations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Mitigates emergencies involving fires.
    2. Responds to pre-hospital emergency medical incidents, dangerous goods incidents and emergency
    3. Performs fire prevention and inspection duties within an assigned area.
    4. Maintains apparatus.
    5. Participates in the required training.
    6. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Possession of a certificate in public fire protection from a program accredited by the International Fire
    Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and/or ProBoard, with the following minimum certifications:
    NFPA 1001 Fire Fighting Practices Level I (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
    NFPA 1001 Fire Fighting Practices Level II (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
    NFPA 1002 Apparatus Driver / Operator (Pumper) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
    NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector Level I (IFSAC certified), preferred
    NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Level I (preferred) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
    NFPA 472 OR NFPA1072 Hazardous Materials (Operation Levels) (IFSAC/Pro Board accredited)
    • Listed as a practicing unrestricted Primary Care Paramedic (2011 National Occupational Competency Profile) on the current members roster of the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics.
    • Current International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) BASIC certificate.
    • Successful completion of the Fitness York Fire Fighter Applicant Fitness Assessment. The assessment must have occurred within the six months prior to start date.
    • Must meet the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1582 for vision at the time of application. Successful applicants will be required to supply an optometrist’s report.
    • No more than 30-decibel hearing loss in either ear, average at 500, 1000, and 2000 C.P.S.
    • Must meet the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1582 for medical conditionsat the time of application. Successful applicants will be required to supply a medical report that has been completed by a legally qualified medical practitioner.
    • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence or equivalent.
    • Current driver’s abstract from the driver’s licensing authority or home province demonstrating a safe driving record. Successful applicants from another province will be required to produce a valid Saskatchewan Driver’s Licence within 90 days of commencing employment with the department.

Requires Security Check

Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) upon offer of employment.

Additional Requirements

Weekly Hours: 42

Salary Range: $73,488.72 to $113,382.72 CAD per annum (2020 rates)

The link below is to a PDF document that contains a checklist of documents that are required to make up a complete application package. Individuals who submit incomplete application packages will not be considered in the competition. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to take a moment to review this prior to submitting your application to it is complete.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@saskatoon.ca.