Emergency Services Responder

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Fort McMurray, Alberta

Emergency Services Responder
Location: Fort McMurray
Contract: 12 months


  • NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter with fire and rescue experience.
  • Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)
  • Professional focused on providing safe emergency response to all downgrading incidents once they have been reported.


  • Qualified NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter with technical knowledge and experience
  • Qualified Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)
  • Registered to practice with the required governing body having jurisdiction
  • Certification and/or equivalent experience in 1 of the following areas: Dangerous Goods - NFPA 472 Operations Level, Fire Dept. Vehicles Driver/Operator - NFPA 1002, , Wild Land Fire Fighting - NFPA 1051 - Preferred
  • Certified in Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) would be an asset.
  • Alberta Class 3 Operators License with Air Brake endorsement would be an asset.
  • Fitness test required.
  • Must be able to independently collect and analyze comprehensive information applying basic professional judgment with guidance on complex issues.
  • During emergency operations you must have the ability to follow direction and execute tactics.
  • Independently provide initial response including size up and conduct immediate mitigation tactics.
  • High level of knowledge and ability to interpret relevant response, medical and operational guidelines, protocols, and policy & procedures.


  • Reporting to the Emergency Coordinator, you willperform basic duties relating to fire, medical, rescue and hazmat according to standard practices and procedures.
  • Responds to all downgrading incidents as a member of a team under the supervision of Senior Emergency Response Officer (SERO) and/or Emergency Coordinator (EC).
  • Performs assigned tasks as required to support the Emergency Action Plan.
  • Provides medical assessment and treatment within the boundaries of their PCP protocols
  • Supports the Training Group and Treatment Room Group as requested and assigned.

Working conditions

  • The physical working conditions are primarily hands on, task oriented
  • The ERO is regularly exposed to extreme changes in climate during regular daily duties in plant areas. During emergency operations extreme demands are placed on the ERO's physical abilities as well as exposure to extremely hazardous environments including toxic atmospheres, extreme heat, confined spaces, and heights.
  • During emergency operations the mental exertion required is significant due to the extreme pressure to get things done quickly due to the concern for life safety.

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