OverviewGovernment of Alberta Various Seasonal Wildfire Positions Temporary in High Level, AB
Government of Alberta
Branch High Level AB CA
Various Seasonal Wildfire Positions
High Level, AB
Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License (or equivalent). Current Driver’s Abstract. Valid Standard First Aid, plus CPR….
We are seeking individuals with an interest in natural resources, wildfire management and ecology to assist us within the High Level Forest Area during the 2017 summer months in the following roles:
Airtanker Base Staff
Wildfire Crew Co-ordinator
Wildfire Data Entry
Qualifications required vary on each role. Required qualifications and more information can be found by following this link:
The following certifications and/or training are mandatory:
– Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License (or equivalent)
– Valid Standard First Aid, plus CPR
– Current Defensive Driving Certificate
– Current Driver’s Abstract
In-house training for WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Off-Highway Defensive Driving will be made available to successful candidates, as required.
These positions may require shift work, and the applicant must be willing to work overtime and be available for fire export to other locations or remote camps. Some positions require the ability to pass a standard fitness test.
Varies based on role and classification as well as experience relevant to the role:
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Geraldine Fournier, Agriculture and Forestry, Bag 900, Airport Road, High Level, AB T0H 1Z0 or by fax: (780) 926-2656. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: High Level, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-12