Firefighter/Engineer - Yarmouth - 2022

Originally published at: Firefighter/Engineer - Yarmouth - 2022 - Fire Recruitment.ca

The Yarmouth Fire Department is dedicated to fire prevention and the protection of the citizens of Yarmouth. Our town’s Fire Department has a history dating back to 1837 and has been protecting and educating the population of Yarmouth ever since. Steeped in a rich costal history, we proudly protect our community well past the boarders of the town proper.

We are a composite fire department consisting of volunteer and career firefighters. Ten staff make up the career side consisting of a chief, four platoon chiefs, four firefighters/engineers as well as a fire inspector who is the third person on the engine as available.

Position Summary
The Firefighter/Engineer position is an operational position within the Yarmouth Fire Department’s team. It includes but is not limited:
• Drive fire apparatus and other emergency vehicles
• Put out fires using water hoses, fire extinguishers, and water pumps
• Find and rescue victims in burning buildings or in other emergency situations
• Treat sick or injured people
• Prepare written reports on emergency incidents
• Clean and maintain equipment
• Conduct drills and physical fitness training