Website St. Albert Fire and Emergency Services

Requisition #: 22/124
Job #: J0922-0343
Job Title: Firefighter/Medic
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Fire and Emergency Services
Number of Positions: 6
Posting Date: September 14, 2022
Posting Closing Date: October 11, 2022
Department: Emergency Services
Location: 100 Giroux Road

Qualifications for applying to be a Firefighter / Medic

You must meet the following minimum qualifications on the date you submit your application:

  • Currently registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) or currently enrolled as a 2nd year Advanced Care Paramedic student. Preference may be given to those eligible to write the Advanced Care Paramedic Provincial Registration Examination in 2022.
  • Hold a valid Alberta Class 4 driver’s licence and can provide a driver’s abstract demonstrating safe driving behaviour [six demerits or fewer].
  • Able to obtain, and maintain, a clear vulnerable sector police information check (required upon offer).
  • Able to pass physical and medical standards, including eyesight and audible, as outlined in the NFPA standard.  

NOTE
A valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence and Air Brake (Q) endorsement are conditions of employment that must be obtained within the probationary period.
Out of province applicant pursuing a labour mobility application must be fully registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics as an Advanced Care Paramedic by the date of the panel interviews (approximately December 2022)

Recruitment Process / Timelines

This process usually takes six months to complete and includes the following steps:

Competition Application Period – September 14 – October 11, 2022

To view the full job advertisement and apply, visit: Firefighter/Medic Advertisement

Information Sessions –  September 27 and September 29, 2022

Would you like to learn more about a career with St. Albert Fire and Rescue Services?

Attendees will have the opportunity to:
• learn about the department from current members
• gain an understanding of the current recruitment process and timelines and how to prepare for success
• connect directly with and ask questions of the recruitment committee and current Firefighter/Medics

Even if you’re not ready to apply this year, this is a great change to gain some insight into a career with a fully integrated fire and emergency medical service.

Location: St. Albert Firehall 3, 100 Giroux Road
Dates: Attend on Tuesday, September 27th or Thursday, September 29th
Time: both sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Station Assessment – Tuesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 27 2022
Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend one of the two full day sessions that will include Firefighter Aptitude, Medical Knowledge/OSCE and Job Skills assessments.

Location: St. Albert Firehall 3, 100 Giroux Road
Time: Approximately 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

University of Albert Firefighter Fitness Test – Mid to Late November, 2022
The candidate is responsible for paying for the cost of this test. For details, please visit the University of Alberta Firefighter Fitness Testing webpage

Panel Interviews – December 2022

Conditional Offers of Employment – January 2023

Pre-employment Medical Assessment – January/February 2023
The medical assessment is a condition of employment and is a general physical, ensuring candidates meet the requirements and physical demands of firefighting.

Anticipated Start Date – Approximately late February 2023

To apply for this job please visit stalbert.ca.