Public Education Intern
City of Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
Winnipeg, MB

Job Profile:

As the Public Education Intern, you will be responsible for the delivery of Fire Prevention and Public Education programming for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service at various community events and locations throughout the City of Winnipeg. Anticipated employment is from April 29, 2019 to August 30, 2019, one position will start approximately 1 week earlier to commence scheduling of events.

As the Public Education Intern you will:

  • Deliver the current Fire Safety House Program that includes specific education programming as per the established lesson plans.
  • Drive the tow vehicle and safety house trailer to specific community events.
  • Utilize Public Education tools including “Sparky” the mascot at community events, as per established procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist Public Education Officers in the delivery of other programs such as fire extinguisher training, lectures and other programs as requested.
  • Assist with information booths including the distribution of appropriate educational materials at community events.
  • May maintain a work schedule for the Fire Safety House trailer staff by coordinating a list of events, activity requests, pre-activity requirements, and time allotments.
  • May document events and other activities for statistics.
  • May prepare written reports on events and other activities for data entry.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Completion of a minimum of one (1) year of study in post-secondary education (preference will be given to Faculty of Education programs).
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Full Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent) and have the ability to drive a sport utility vehicle with trailer in tow (30 foot trailer).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate in an additional language would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of community groups and organizations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Conditions of employment:

  • Police Information Check and Police Vulnerable Sector Check (original copy) from the City of Winnipeg Police Service (RCMP or provincial equivalent), satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. For more information please visit: https://winnipeg.ca/police/pr/PIC.stm#online.
  • Child Abuse Registry Check (original copy) from the Government of Manitoba Child Abuse Registry Unit (or provincial equivalent), satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. For more information please visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/childfam/child_abuse_registry.html.
  • Adult Abuse Registry Check (original copy) from the Government of Manitoba Adult Abuse Registry Unit (or provincial equivalent), satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. For more information please visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/adult_abuse_registry.html.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Full Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent) and have the ability to drive a sport utility vehicle with trailer in tow (30 foot trailer). Provincial equivalents will be accepted; however, out of province applicants must show proof of having transferred their license to Manitoba prior to their first day of training.
  • Driver’s Abstract (original copy) from the Manitoba Public Insurance (or provincial equivalent), satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. It must be dated no more than thirty (30) days prior to date of application. For more information please visit https://www.mpi.mb.ca/en/DL/DL/Records/Pages/drv-records.aspx.
  • Driver Safety Rating Scale Statement (original copy) from the Manitoba Public Insurance (or provincial equivalent), satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. It must be dated no more than thirty (30) days prior to date of application. For more information please visit https://www.mpi.mb.ca/en/DL/DL/DSR/pages/dsroverview.aspx.
  • The successful candidate must be physically capable of performing the duties of this position – including considerable standing, stooping, use of both hands, walking, bending, reaching, crawling, pulling, crouching, lifting, twisting, medium lifting of up to 50lbs.
  • Willingness and ability to work in adverse or inclement weather conditions, and have the ability to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Days of work and daily hours of work will vary and will average 40 hours per week.

CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG:

  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented

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HOW TO APPLY:

APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:

  • Applicants must submit a resume clearly indicating how they meet the qualifications of the position. (Required)
  • Proof of completion of a minimum of one (1) year of study in post-secondary education (preference will be given to Faculty of Education programs). (Required)
  • Copy of a valid Manitoba Class 5 Full Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent) (Required)

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*Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.*

If you are unable to complete an online application, you can visit the Staffing and Diversity Branch where one of our staff will help you complete your application. The Staffing and Diversity Branch is located on the Main Floor – 510 Main Street, Winnipeg MB.

Applications must be received by 4:30 P.M., Thursday, March 21, 2019.

NOTES:

Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/. For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ'sor contact 311. The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Modelas part of the recruitment process.

The salary range for this position is $17.20 Hourly.

  • Vacancies will be filled in accordance with the current collective agreement with the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg (UFFW).
  • Applicants will be required to undergo assessments to determine their knowledge, abilities and skills as they relate to the qualifications of the position.
  • Previous Fire Paramedic Service interns who have applied in the past must re-apply if they wish to be considered in this time period.

We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!

WE SEEK DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE. INDIGENOUS PERSONS, WOMEN, VISIBLE MINORITIES, AND

PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELF-DECLARE.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $17.20 /hour