- 55,609.01 - 92,682.41 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for all fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property. Combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions (frequently involving considerable hazard).
Provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury from any cause.
Provide service assistance with respect to, but not restricted to the following: police, paramedics and public.
Responsible for station maintenance and upkeep of firefighting equipment and fire department property. Responsible for upgrading and maintaining skills/knowledge and physical requirements to current standards.
Perform duties in fire prevention, public education and communications as assigned.
Education & Experience
Ontario Secondary School Diploma OSSD (Grade 12) or academic equivalent diploma.
For a complete job profile information please go to: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/emergency-services/ottawa-fire-services/firefighter-recruitment
Language, Certificates & Licenses
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
Valid Standard First Aid Certificate with Level C CPR (Must be kept valid while active in the recruitment process).
OFS will only recognize Standard First Aid with Level C CPR acquired from either of the following providers:
- St. John Ambulance
- Canadian Red Cross
- Ottawa Paramedic Service
Certification from any provider other than those listed above will not be accepted.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing required.
Motivation to serve
Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
Physical, mental, emotional health
Ability to exercise sound judgment in all conditions
Strong sense of responsibility
Ability to work as team member
Honesty and integrity
Strong work ethic
Physically fit and able to perform sustained and intense physical effort
Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces