• Full Time
  • Slave Lake
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Website Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service

Senior Firefighter


Permanent Fulltime Position 


An opportunity exists for a fulltime Senior Firefighter to join the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service


Under the direction of the Fire Captain, the Senior Firefighter is responsible for assistance in the development and mentoring of the Fire Department personnel, while performing all duties of a firefighter and, ensuring safe, effective, and efficient firefighting and rescue techniques and procedures are followed leading to a safe conclusion.



  • All duties and responsibilities of a Firefighter.
  • Driver/Operator of all Fire Department vehicles & fire apparatus.
  • Mentoring and instruction of fire department personnel.
  • Participate as a member of an Ad-hoc Committee or a Standing Committee as required.
  • Provide direction to Firefighters regarding effective training and emergency operations
  • Promote fire prevention throughout the region through inspections, public appearances, and public education programs
  • Assist in the carrying out of training personnel in the various methods of firefighting and rescue techniques and the use of equipment for emergency response
  • Perform other related duties as required or as responsibilities necessary



  • The work schedule will consist of days and hours according to the requirements of the department.
  • Nights or weekend work may be required.



  • Ability to support, lead, coach and develop subordinate staff and volunteers to maximize their time, talents, and resources for effective and efficient service to external customers
  • Proven ability to make quick decisions in complex situations with limited time restraints under adverse conditions
  • Possess good planning and organizational skills, demonstrating initiative and innovation



  • Grade 12 High School Diploma
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in the Fire Service
  • Working Knowledge of:
  • Town and MD Fire Services and Emergency Management Bylaws
  • The Alberta Fire Code
  • The Alberta Building Code
  • The Alberta Safety Codes Act, and
  • The Alberta Emergency Management Act
  • The Alberta Emergency Management Regulations
  • Municipal Government Act
  • Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service Standard Operating Guidelines and Polices
  • NFPA 1001 Level II or equivalent
  • NFPA 472 Operations Level or equivalent
  • Basic Emergency Preparedness
  • Good written/verbal communications and public relations skills
  • Possess a valid Class 3, 4 Driver’s License with “Q” endorsement or actively working towards
  • ICS 200 is an asset
  • Blue Card Command certification is an asset



Applications will be accepted until Wednesday June 22nd, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Send your cover letter and resume to:


Town of Slave Lake, Human Resources Department,

10 Main Street SW, P.O. Box 1030, Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0

E-mail: hr@slavelake.ca  (Please state the position in your subject heading)



The Town of Slave Lake thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.