DEPARTMENT: Fire Department
REPORTS TO: Fire Chief
The Town of Amherst has an immediate opening for a qualified Firefighter
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide fire protection to the residents of the Town of Amherst and the District 1 County coverage area, with the intent to reduce the loss of life, property and impact on the environment, by means of prevention and controlled extinguishment. The firefighter is responsible for rapidly and efficiently performing various duties under emergency conditions. The firefighter’s work includes routine duties in the daily maintenance of the fire station, vehicles and firefighting equipment. Considerable independent use of judgment and quick action is necessary in circumstances of extreme urgency. The firefighter shall be responsible for the operation of the firefighting apparatus and its related equipment, responding to dispatched fire calls, lay and connect hose lines, nozzles and direct water streams, raise and climb ladders, as well as the use of various types of fire extinguishers. And other related duties as directed by the Chief.
PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
98 Victoria St., PO Box 516
Amherst, NS B4H 4A1
APPLICATIONS must be received by 4:00pm on January 10, 2018.
**Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.