Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada’s fastest-growing major airport over the past 10 years, the fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to 60 destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. At EIA you become part of a tightly knit team, working in a supportive environment, dedicated to fulfilling our vision of more flights to more places.
Our Firefighters are accountable for fire suppression and rescue duties necessary to save life and property at Edmonton Airports. This includes providing emergency medical response and aid, inspections and education for safety prevention programs. Within appropriate guidelines, policies and standards, the Firefighters respond to and perform tasks at emergency and non-emergency scenes to minimize risk to Edmonton Airports, including social and economic costs. The Firefighters are also responsible for duties under the Incident Command system at emergency incidents and other duties as required.
• Provide emergency response to all aircraft incidents and accidents and is responsible for documentation of such
• Perform Execute structural fire-fighting activities both on airport property and off-site under existing contracts with EA stake holders
• Provide Emergency Response Services in accordance with regulatory standards and best practices for Edmonton Airports Airfield Operations, Aviation Safety, Emergency Response Planning, and Emergency Response Services
• Develop, implement, and review processes to ensure compliance to policies, standards, regulatory requirements and ensure mitigation of risks
• Respond to medical emergencies as outlined in the Medical Protocols and participating in the quality management review process of responses
• Conduct regular inspections and maintain various equipment and apparatuses (trucks, gear, hydrants, extinguishers, AEDs, etc.) to ensure response readiness at all times
• Ensure continuous upgrading of skills and knowledge in order to act as Fire Lieutenant after acquiring 4 years of firefighting experience
• Structural Firefighting NFPA 1001- Levels 1 & 2 (or equivalent), Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) - ACP registered (EMT considered an asset), Dangerous Goods Responder NFPA 472, NFPA 1041 - E1, E2 would be considered an asset
• Canadian Aviation Regulations 323 – (Previous training Considered an Asset)
• Must possess a class 3 driver’s license with air brake endorsement and be able to obtain an Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP)
• IAPD or defensive driving equivalent
• Incident Command ICS 100 & ICS 200, (Blue Card and/or Fire Attack would be considered an asset)
• Must secure and maintain appropriate airport security clearance and acceptable criminal record check as conditions of employment