Will You Answer the Call?
Vulcan County Emergency Services is comprised of trained responders who adapt to any situation they come across. Our paid on-call firefighters receive an hourly wage for all training and any emergency call they respond to. We are looking for people who are positive, team-oriented, and enjoy physically demanding work.
We operate out of six stations and service an area of approximately 5,000 square kilometres, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What We Offer
- All personal protective equipment and uniforms are supplied.
- An opportunity to contribute to the safety of your community through emergency responses and public education events.
- Professional NFPA 1001 certified firefighting education with IFSAC and PRO Board seals issued on successful completion of training, transferable internationally.
- Advanced first aid training for all members.
- Many specialty training courses are available, such as ice rescue, flat water boat rescue, advanced vehicle extrication, and emergency medical responder.
- We are the only county in Alberta to offer paid on-call firefighters Health and Dental benefits through equitable life, along with WCB and life insurance.
- An Employee Assistance Program that is available 24 hours a day to its firefighters and their family members.
What We Expect of Candidates
- You must be 18 years of age or older.
- You must be able to handle physically demanding but rewarding work.
- You must be a team-oriented person with a positive attitude.
- You must be able to commit 2 hours of weekly training/practice nights and a minimum of one Saturday per month.
- No previous experience is necessary.
- Junior firefighters must be a minimum age of 16 years with parental consent.