Student Employment Opportunities: Fire Services Assistant

At the District of Sparwood, we believe that students entering the workplace are the people who will shape the future of our community.  If you are a highly energetic student with initiative and are looking for summer employment, this could be the job for you.  At the District of Sparwood, you will be given the opportunity to learn, gain hands-on experience and make our community a better place to live, work, play, and do business.

The District of Sparwood is looking for an enthusiastic individual this summer to fill the  Fire Services Assistant position within the District Of Sparwood from Monday, May 6, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019 (earliest end date).

Fire Services Assistant

  • Excellent public relations skills, this position will be frequently communicating/working with the public.
  • Excellent computer skills, including but not limited to data entry and review and entry of commercial and industrial building specifications/ site planning for fire department use.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Current wage is $17.41 per hour, in accordance with the collective agreement. In addition to attractive wages, the student will receive an Active Living Pass which entitles the employee to full access to all municipal recreation facilities, such as the leisure centre pool, arena, weight room, racquet courts, climbing wall, and select programs.

Students who have been enrolled on a full time basis in a post secondary institution during the 2017-2018 Winter/Spring term and returning to school in the Fall of 2018 are eligible to apply for this position.  Please apply by Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. local time with a cover letter, resume and a complete student application package which can be found online here

Applications and any inquiries should be directed to Valerie Lento at (250) 425-6816, or by email to


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