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Recruitment and Careers

 

 

 

A career as a Lethbridge Paramedic/firefighter includes:

  • ​EMS   
  • Firefighting
  • Fire Prevention
  • Hazmat Team
  • Water Rescue Team
  • High Angle/Confined Space Team  

​WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2018 INTAKE, PLEASE REFER TO http://www.lethbridge.ca/living-here/Career-Opportunities/Pages/default.aspx FOR THE COMPLETE POSTING.


 
 

​To sign up for alerts when firefighter jobs are posted on our website: 

  1. Create or sign in to your Lethbridge Career Centre account.
  2. Select the "New Search" tab on the Welcome Back page.
  3. Select "Location" you would like to create a new job alert for.
  4. Select "Save" icon with the bell.
  5. A page confirming "Your job alert has been saved will appear.
  6. You will receive an email confirmation and future emails of current openings matching your criteria.​ 

What do I need to apply?

  • Registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP) as a Primary care paramedic or Advanced care paramedic. (Preference will be given to Advanced care paramedics).
  • Class 2 or 3 drivers license with Q endorsement (needs to be obtained prior to first day of work)

Hiring Process

  • Fitness test
  • Fire aptitude test (written)
  • Medical Scenario
  • Multiple choice medical exam
  • Interview
  • Inwald Personality Inventory​

New Recruit Training​

Successful applicants start their career with ten weeks of training lead by our Fire and EMS training officers. Material covered includes:

  • NFPA 1001 Level 1
  • 472 Hazardous Material Awareness
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • IAFF Fire Ground Survival
  • PETZL EXXO Escape Device Training
  • ICS 200
  • S100G Grassland Fire Program
  • Blue Card Command for the Firefighter
  • International Academy of Driving Response Certification

Ride-a-longs are available:

  • You need to be EMR, Primary care paramedics or Advanced care paramedics with ACP registration.  
  • Have a criminal record check.                              
  • For applications please contact Ward Eggli.    
For further information, contact Dana Terry 403-320-3163 or email Dana Terry.