The County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service is looking for NFPA Certified firefighters to join the Clairmont and Dunes fire stations as Part-Time firefighters. Applications are open until February 11.

“Our Regional Fire Service is home to a team of highly skilled and well-trained professionals that nurture a welcoming and inclusive culture that puts people first,” said Jason Nesbitt, Deputy Fire Chief. “Our members are offered a unique opportunity to work part-time as trained firefighters, on a flexible schedule, at a career fire station.”

The minimum time commitment is four shifts per month. Successful candidates will be offered a rewarding, hands-on career working alongside a highly skilled team, opportunities for further education, WCB coverage, life insurance, and more.

Minimum requirements for part-time recruits are as follows:

  • 18 years of age
  • A current Class 3 Alberta Driver's License with airbrake endorsement
  • History of a safe driving record
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Pass the RCMP Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • NFPA 1001 Level 1 and Level 2 certification (IFSAC and/or ProBoard)
  • NFPA 472 or 1072 Awareness and Operation certification (IFSAC and/or ProBoard)
  • Recognized Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Medical First Responder, Advanced First Aid (minimum 80-hour program) or higher. Valid first aid required if you are not a registered practitioner with the Alberta College of Paramedics
  • Current level “C” CPR
  • Incident Command System 100 Certificate
  • Pass a medical assessment with a County Regional Fire Service-approved physician and undergo a psychological assessment with a County Regional Fire Service-approved psychologist
  • Aptitude for physically demanding but rewarding work
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude

For more information about the opportunity or to apply by the February 11 deadline, visit

Applicants seeking additional information are encouraged to contact Regional Fire Service at or 780-532-9727.

Information provided by the County of Grande Prairie