Be 18 years of age or older and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma O.S.S.D (Grade 12) or academic equivalent and successful completion of one of the following:
o Pre-services Firefighter Education and Training Program Certificate or;
o N.F.P.A. 1001 accredited program from a recognized institution or;
o O.F.M. curriculum components 1,2, and 3 with examination certificate or;
o Minimum two years’ experience as a full-time Firefighter in a municipal fire department
Minimum one year of prior full-time work experience. Fire suppression, construction, trades, mechanical, emergency medical, large vehicle operation or fire prevention related experience is an asset.
Current Standard First Aid with HCP, CPR and AED. Completion of higher level E.M.S training is an asset.
Possession and maintenance of a valid unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License, minimum class D.Z. Applicants with more than six demerit points are ineligible for consideration.
Have no criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted.
Have 20/30 vision in each eye without corrective lens
Normal colour vision
Normal unaided hearing
Specialized rescue courses are an asset.
Applicants must successfully complete Stage One, Two, Three and Swim Test of Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) Candidate Testing Program. Applicants must hold valid OFAI certificates for Stage One, Two and Three at the time of application. Swim Test must be completed by May 28, 2018. You are not required to submit the Swim Test certificate, however you must be prepared to produce a valid certificate upon request. For more information, please visit www.ofai.ca (All costs associated with the test are the responsibility of the applicant).
Ability to work 24 hour shifts, including days/nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be fit and able to handle the sustained, intense physical and psychological effort required to perform duties of this position.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, strong interpersonal and customer service skills for interacting with the public and internal City staff
Demonstrate initiative, mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills.
Speak, read and write English fluently, and communicate clearly and precisely under demanding conditions
https://www.oshawa.ca/city-hall/current ... stings.asp
The little blurb about preferred fulltime experience leads me to believe there is only a few spots...like Pickering.
Nonetheless, it's OFAI, and free to apply. GOod luck!
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