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Serving Fort Qu'Appelle and Area
We are seeking community minded people who are looking for a challenging way to give back!
Review the information below and if joining your local fire department interests you, click the application link at the bottom and fill out the form.
Position Title: Firefighter
Hours: There are no set hours. Members are expected to attend two training sessions per month, respond to calls based on availability and participate in fundraisers & community events based on availability.
Pay: Members are paid $50 per month for performing equipment checks and maintenance duties and $25 per hour upon call out.
Training: All training will be provided either in house, through the Saskatchewan Volunteer Firefighter's Association or other opportunities
Equipment: All protective equipment (helmet, protective hood, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, structural firefighting gloves, and coveralls) will be provided. A flashlight and radio may also be issued to you.
We will be accepting applications from September 1, 2017 until September 30, 2017 at 11:59pm
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
The following are not required but are considered assets:
Duties of a Firefighter:
The Hiring Process:
September 1st: Applications Open
September 30th: Last day to submit applications
October to December: Application review, interviews and position offers
January 1st, 2018: Start date for successful applicants
1. Click the "Apply Now!" link and fill out the application form. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of filling out the form. If you meet the criteria listed above, you will be invited for a first interview.
2. In the first interview, you will be asked a variety of questions by a panel made up of the Chief, Deputy Chief and 1-3 Captains. If you pass the first-round interview, you will be called for a second.
3. In the second-round interview, you will be invited to one of our meetings. In this interview, each member present will have the opportunity to ask you a question.
4. Your application and two interviews will be scored. If you meet the minimum scoring requirements, you will be offered a position with the Fort Qu'Appelle Fire Department.
*Note that applicants may be asked to provide a criminal record check before being offered a position
If you have any further questions or are unsure if this position is right for you, click the "Frequently Asked Questions" button. If your questions or concerns aren't addressed there, please don't hesitate to contact us using the form on the right.
Thank-you for your interest in joining the Fort Qu'Appelle Fire Department!