Part Time Firefighters

Spark Your Career. Ignite Your Future.

We're recruiting NFPA Certified Firefighters - Dunes & Clairmont Stations

Take the next step in your firefighting career and join the County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service as a paid Part-Time Firefighter.

Challenge yourself and gain diverse municipal firefighting experience while living in one of the most economically vibrant and picturesque regions of Alberta, Canada.

Applications accepted starting on November 9, 2020.

Have questions answered?

Watch our County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service
Recruitment Virtual Information Session video recording.

Application details

For more information about the application process, download the Application Process Overview 2020 [PDF - 1 MB].

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 27, 2020.

COMPLETE the Part Time Firefighter Application Form [PDF - 781 KB]

SUBMIT your completed application along with your resume on the County's career site

QUESTIONS? Contact the County Regional Fire Service at firerecruitment@countygp.ab.ca or 780-532-9727

What We Offer:

  • Your start to a rewarding career as a professional firefighter, working part-time with a great team.
  • Additional benefits such as WCB coverage and life insurance coverage.
  • Continued education and hands-on experience.

What We Expect:

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Aptitude for physically demanding but rewarding work
  • A minimum commitment of 48 hours (4x12 hour shifts) per month as per the collective agreement with the County of Grande Prairie Professional Firefighters Association Local 5108.
  • For new part-time recruits, (7 x 12 hour) days mandatory recruit training

Minimum Qualifications

  • All recruits must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a current, Class 3 Alberta Driver's License with airbrake endorsement
  • History of a safe driving record
  • Possess a Grade 12 education
  • Pass RCMP Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • ICS 100
  • NFPA 1001 Level 1 and Level 2 certification (IFSAC and/or ProBoard)
  • NFPA 472 Awareness and Operation Certification (IFSAC and/or ProBoard)
  • Recognized Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Medical First Responder or higher (minimum 80 hours of training). 
  • Incident Command System 100 Certificate
  • Pass a medical assessment with a County Regional Fire Service approved physician and undergo a psychological assessment with a County Regional Fire Service approved psychologist