ACP/PCP Paramedic and Firefighters

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City of Lethbridge
Post Date: April 25, 2024
Apply Before: May 30, 2024

Job Overview

Location

Lethbridge

Province

Alberta

Salary

$--not specified

Category

Technicians & Technologists

Commitment

full time

Job Description

(Permanent, Full-time)

The City of Lethbridge has provided fire and emergency services with an integrated system since 1912. The service is one of the few integrated services in Canada and offers a unique and challenging career for people looking to experience the best of the fire and EMS profession. Please note that these positions are subject to continued external contract funding.

Minimally, candidates must be registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics as Primary Care Paramedic (PCP). Candidates registered as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) are given preference. As a prerequisite, candidates are to have completed the University of Alberta Fire Fighter Physical.

If shortlisted, the process includes a written aptitude and medical knowledge tests, medical scenario testing, a behavioral descriptive job interview, and psychological evaluation. Prior to being offered employment, candidates must pass a comprehensive medical. Firefighting training to the NFPA 1001 standard, firefighting experience and experience in an EMS system is an asset. Upon start date, candidates are required to have a minimum of a Province of Alberta class 4 Drivers license. Within the first 12 months of being hired, candidates are required to obtain your class 3 license and Q endorsement for Air Brakes. There is no reimbursement for this cost by the employer.

Submit a complete application package which includes the following:

  1. Filled out template Applicant Cover Sheet – Link
  2. A Resume and Cover Letter
  3. Driver’s abstract (dated within 3 months of the close of this posting)
  4. Criminal record check with vulnerable sector (dated within 3 months of the close of this posting)
  5. Documentation confirming ACP registration (if applicable)
  6. Medical clearance form – Link
  7. General Information Package – Link
  8. U of A Firefighter Physical certificate of completion (dated within 6 months of this posting opening)

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application package as one ( 1 ) PDF through the City of Lethbridge career website.

We understand that there may be a delay in obtaining all these documents. If you are unable to submit all the documents before the job posting closes, please submit your application with the documentation you have. Then email firedepartment@lethbridge.ca notifying us of the outstanding document(s) and then follow up with the document(s) once they are received.

Physical Aptitude Evaluation

  • University of Alberta  – Link 
    • Please book your appointment for U of A Fitness Testing as soon as possible. Currently, there are 2 blocks with open slots for testing (May 17th & May 24th). Additional dates will be added as these spots fill up. Click on the registration link to book your appointment. 
  • General Information Package Link
  • Medical clearance form – Link

Process Timeline (please note, that these dates are subject to change):

Testing/Interviews:  June 17th – 21st, 2024

Offers & start date: Fall 2024 TBD

Job Overview

Location:

Lethbridge

Province:

Alberta

Starting Salary

$--not specified

Category

Technicians & Technologists

Job Type

full time