Employment

Standby Safety and Rescue Technicians

We are looking for competent, certified rescue technicians to join our standby team. Our standby team is made of individuals that we hire on a short-term contract basis to meet the needs of clients who want to add to their existing safety and rescue capabilities. 

Standby contracts can range from a few hours, to several days, or even several weeks. We pay an excellent wage, provide your insurance, and cover travel and living expenses. 

We require professional, organized, and cooperative individuals with the appropriate training, background, and attitude. 

Requirements:

Current first aid certification (minimum required: 80 hour OFA 3, Advanced First Aid, EMR, Wilderness First Responder or equivalent)

Current technician level certification from a recognized provider. We provide standby safety and rescue in the following technical rescue disciplines:

  • Swiftwater
  • Technical rope
  • Surface ice
  • Boat-based rescue (flat or swiftwater)
  • Confined space

In good physical shape and free from chronic medical conditions.

How to Apply

If you're interested, please email or fax us a resumé listing your qualifications and copies of your relevant certifications. We'll be in touch to conduct an interview to see if you meet our requirements.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Squamish, BC
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  • North Vancouver, BC
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  • $895
  • North Vancouver, BC
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Ice Rescue Technician

  • $399
  • Canmore, AB
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