City of Yellowknife
  • 31-Jul-2018 to 20-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Fire Division
  • Yellowknife, NT, CAN
  • Competitive
  • 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. This competition is for 5 positions to begin on approximately October 9, 2018. Candidates will be required to attend a face-to-face interview in Yellowknife at their own expense during the first week of September and undergo aptitude and physical tests during the interview process. 

Duties include: fire fighting, ambulance/emergency medical response, 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 possess an International Fire Fighter Certification in accordance with National Fire Protection Association standards: 1001 Level II (Fire Fighter), a PCP certificate or EMT-A certificate from an accredited Canadian Medical Association training institution, and current International Trauma L/S and CPR Level C Certification. Candidates must be registered or meet eligibility requirements for registration as EMS providers in the NWT under the capacity of a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP). Proof of EMS provincial registration must be provided. Applicants must also hold a valid Class III Driver's License with Air brake endorsement.  Completion of NFPA 1002 and 1051 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 August 20, 2018.

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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