Fire & Protective Services Officer (Firefighter), Emergency Services - Teck Resources

Teck Resources
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Fire Captain, the Fire & Protective Services Officer (Firefighter) performs fire-fighting, rescue, emergency medical and first aid response, hazardous materials response, fire prevention and education, maintenance, and operation of fire and rescue equipment and facilities. The firefighter also acts as a dispatcher in the Teck Emergency Control Center (Teck ECC).

Responsibilities: Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures Demonstrate knowledge of and strong commitment toward Trail Operation's Safety, Hygiene and Environmental policies Must enforce Teck Metals and Government standards and regulations as they apply to Teck Metals' employees and on-site contractors Work closely with the Health and Safety team in aspects such as site inspections, audits, incident investigation and data gathering Gather and interpret information to make rational and realistic decisions Encourages and facilitates employee ideas for continuous improvement and fosters teamwork Responds to incidents and performs fire-fighting, rescue, hazardous materials response, and emergency medical response and first aid activities as part of a team Responds to incidents and emergency call-outs that require additional resources outside of normal working hours Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of fire and rescue equipment and facilities Participates in training and professional development activities Provides fire safety inspections and fire prevention activities May lead small teams in the completion of tasks and training Provides fire and rescue services, public education, and participates in public relations activities Participates in committee work to provide programs for maintenance and long term asset management Works collaboratively in a team environment with Teck's Emergency Response Team (ERT), other fighters, external response stakeholders including, Ambulance, Police, Municipal Fire Departments, non-government organizations and other agencies in the course of duty Performs other duties as assigned. Duties assigned during an emergency may differ from regular duties

Qualifications: ProBoard and/or IFSAC Accreditation - Fire Fighter Level II Valid BC Class 3 & 4 Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level III or Licensed EMR NFPA 1006 Confined Space Rescue, Technician Level (preferred) NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Response, Technical Level (preferred) NFPA 1006 High Angle Rope Rescue, Technician Level (preferred) NFPA 1051 SPP-WFF1 Wildland Firefighter Level I (preferred) Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC) (preferred) Knowledge and adherence to the USW Collective Agreement and associated Letters of Understanding Ability to plan, prioritize and organize your own work as well as the work of others Knowledge of Teck Metals and Government standards and regulations as they apply to Teck Metals' employees and on-site contractors is required Good oral and written communication skills and promotes open communication and demonstrates respect for others Maintains a level of physical fitness to meet all job requirements Has a strong work ethic and sets high standards of performance for self and work team Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and the ability and willingness to learn

Requirements: Will be required to live within 15km of Teck Trail Operations Successful Completion of a Pre-Employment Functional Assessment Successful Completion of a Post-Offer Employment Physical Test (POET)

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

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