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Fraser Valley Regional District E911 Fire Dispatcher (PT) Up to 2 Positions Part Time in Chilliwack, BC

Fraser Valley Regional District

Branch Chilliwack BC CA

Position:
E911 Fire Dispatcher (PT) Up to 2 Positions
Location:
Chilliwack, BC

Probationary period, employees, will have the option of either 10.6% in lieu of benefits or if eligible,. Dispatchers must be available for shifts anytime in a…

E911 Fire Dispatcher (Part-Time) – Up to 2 Positions
Competition #2017-19

The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is comprised of six member municipalities and eight
Electoral Areas, each containing numerous unique communities, cultures and landscapes. The FVRD
covers roughly 13,900 square kilometers, equal to more than twice the size of Prince Edward Island.
We provide various levels of fire protection services and emergency services throughout the region
and administer seven volunteer fire departments.

The Fraser Valley Regional District is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the Part-
Time position of Fire Dispatcher to work as and when required in the Fraser Valley Regional District
E911 Fire Dispatch office located in Chilliwack.

Dispatchers must be available for shifts anytime in a 24 hour period, including weekends and
holidays, sometimes on short notice, to cover for full-time dispatchers who work 12-hour shifts of 4
on (2 days and 2 nights) and 4 off. Shorter “cover shifts” of 4 hours duration are regularly scheduled.

The incumbent is responsible for efficient and effective Emergency Fire Dispatch service. Duties
include responding to all emergency telephone and radio calls, inquiring for complete information,
controlling, monitoring and operating a communication system, responding to public requests for
assistance, and maintaining the dispatch centre, including all records.

Required qualifications:

  • Either a graduate of an accredited public safety communications training program or have

an equivalent combination of education and a significant amount of emergency dispatch
experience.

  • Experience and ability to operate desktop and network computer operating systems,

common office applications and computer aided dispatch and perform simple computer
troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

The starting wage for this union position is $25.22 per hour and the top of the incremental wage
scale is $30.09 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required
probationary period, employees, will have the option of either 10.6% in lieu of benefits or if eligible,
participation in the benefit program.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover
letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2017-19 and send, in

confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on April 17, 2017 to:
[email protected] or mail to:
Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be
contacted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Chilliwack, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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