Originally published at: FireRecruitment.ca
Modeling the Town of Canmore and Canmore Fire Rescue’s core values, the firefighter is a skilled position responsible for delivering emergency operational fire, rescue and medical services to the community. Firefighters choose safe work practices and efficiently perform various duties and tasks under emergency conditions, frequently involving considerable hazard and personal risk. This position protects life, property and the environment through fire prevention, suppression, rescue, first response medical and other interventions. Firefighters report to a Fire Captain or designate, however they are expected to exercise considerable initiative, judgement and leadership in carrying out their duties. In addition, firefighters are expected to demonstrate continuous improvement through self-motivated study programs.