Job Opportunity: Village of Midway 2 Fire Smart Labourers

Job Description – FireSmart Labourer(s)

Summary of Position:

The Village of Midway is hiring up to two temporary positions reporting to the Fire Chief, the FireSmart Labourers will be responsible for the facilitation of FireSmart related activities within the Village of Midway for qualifying properties. The positions will ensure that the FireSmart activities are supported, developed, and implemented in accordance with Provincial guidelines and the direction and policy provided by Midway Fire and Rescue.

FireSmart Labourer Responsibilities:

The duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Complete Local FireSmart Representative training (if needed);
  2. Complete chainsaw training (if needed);
  3. Complete basic first aid training (if needed);
  4. Provide FireSmart recommendations to homeowners to reduce the wildfire hazards on their properties by conducting site visits;
  5. Conduct FireSmart work on evaluated properties as required;
  6. Perform follow-up assessment;
  7. Attend wildfire preparedness days, community events, etc. to engage with the public and ?distribute information regarding the FireSmart principles;
  8. Performs other duties as assigned;
  1. Maintain documentation of assessments and work completed; and
  2. Satisfactory criminal record check.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Some knowledge of fire service operation, fire prevention, FireSmart and emergency preparedness programs

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrates ability to

deal tactfully with co-workers, community representatives and the public;

• Energetic, charismatic, and the ability to engage the public;

• Ability to use information technologies (computers, mobile devices, etc); and

• Physically able to perform the duties of the position, punctual, organized, and dependable

Required Certificates and Licenses: ? • Valid BC Class 5 or 7N Driver’s License

Remuneration will be $27.27 per hour plus 10 percent in lieu of benefits and holiday pay.

Resumes along with cover letter will be accepted by the Fire Chief up to 4:00 pm on Friday, April 1, 2022

Attn: Fire Chief
Village of Midway
661 Eighth Ave.
Midway, B.C. V0H 1M0
Tel: 250-449-2206 Fax: 236-354-8011

While the Village appreciates the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted