The City of Yorkton Fire Department
invites applications for the position of Auxiliary Fire Fighter
The City of Yorkton Fire Department is looking for highly motivated persons, male or female, over the age of 18, residing in city limits to become part of our Auxiliary Fire Fighting force. Operating as a composite department, Auxiliary Fire Fighters provide support services to the Full-Time Department. If you are interested in a new challenge and in expanding your life skills, these positions provide for a stimulating team building opportunity.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Under direct supervision, Auxiliary Fire Fighters assist in response, mitigation, and return to service of Fire Department apparatus and the facility. Response to emergency incidents can include: fires; dangerous goods; rescue work; and other duties as assigned. Personal and public safety is of paramount importance therefore successful candidates will be required to participate in regular and ongoing training and will receive protective clothing, a radio, and will be placed on an on-call rotation.
Applicants must be 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health and must successfully complete a physical fitness test. RCMP security clearance and a valid Saskatchewan license and abstract are also required. Preference will be given to those possessing current C.P.R., First Aid, and N.F.P.A. or related training / certification.
HOURS OF WORK:
On-call hours include Monday through Friday 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., 24 hours on weekends and statutory holidays. Wednesday evenings are designated for training from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (These are not Full-time paid firefighting positions.)
If you have any questions please contact the Yorkton Fire Department at 786-1795 or submit a detailed resume to:
Director of Human Resources
City of Yorkton
Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3
Fax: (306) 786-6880
The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.