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Regional Emergency Services (RES)offers rewarding career opportunities in all areas of operations, fire prevention and training. RES also offers a "paramedic only program" for registered paramedics.The program allows qualified paramedics to work within RES and not assume the firefighting role.They may indicate their desire to become fire qualified at any time or remain focused as a paramedic. For upcoming Employment Opportunities and an outline of the recruitment and selection process to become a Fire Fighter EMT or EMT-P, please follow the employment opportunities link.

Regional Emergency Services- Career Opportunities


  • Fire Fighter/EMT
  • Fire Fighter/EMT-Paramedic
  • *Fire Captain, Battalion Chief


  • Dispatcher

Fire Prevention

  • Safety Codes Officer
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Public Education Officer
  • *Fire Marshal


  • Training Officer (Medical/Fire)


  • Emergency Apparatus Technician
  • Inventory Control/BA Technician  

*Not considered entry level positions

Please visit the following links for information on resources and educational requirements for the career opportunities listed above:

Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP)

ProBoard Fire Service Professional Qualifications System

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)


Contact Us:

For more information, please contact the Training/Recruitment Branch at 780-792-5500 or e-mail RES at Ask a Question

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