City of Yellowknife
  • 23-Apr-2021 to 14-May-2021 (MST)
  • Fire Division
  • Yellowknife, NT, CAN
  • $77,452.54
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The City of Yellowknife offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Fighter/PCP with the Department of Public Safety, to work out of the Yellowknife Fire Division. COVID Restrictions will require our recruitment process to adapt for candidates no longer being able to travel to Yellowknife to attend a face-to-face interview. Candidates will still take part in a multi-day process and must be able to demonstrate capacity to pass the Department Physical Fitness Exam if selected upon arrival in Yellowknife. Proof of PCP provincial license and registration must be provided.

Duties include: firefighting, emergency medical response/ambulance, participation in scheduled emergency service training, preventative maintenance on property, apparatus, and equipment, participation in fire inspection, public education and life safety programs.

Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. You must have at least a High school diploma or equivalency and a valid Class 3 driver's license with Airbrake endorsement with no current or pending suspension. Candidates must have successfully completed an International Fire Fighter Certification in accordance with National Fire Protection Association standards 1001 Level II (Fire Fighter) and have a current PCP license and registration from any Canadian jurisdiction. Completion of NFPA 1002, 1072 Hazmat, 1006 Rescue and 1051 Wildland qualifications are considered assets.

The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including a defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at:

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than May 14, 2021

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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