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Emergency Response Officer

Date: Jul 20, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Do you want to be a part of a fully integrated emergency response team at our base plant site?  You will be able to use your emergency response expertise to carry out a dynamic array of emergency duties on a highly motivated team to protect our assets and the environment.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Respond to all emergency incidents on our site, including downgrading events, medical distress, and fire and gas alarms
  • Provide world-class medical care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Perform and lead daily equipment inspections
  • Show dedication and initiative in daily and weekly safety meetings
  • Strive to continuously develop and improve emergency response procedures

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of experience in an emergency response role
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 and NFPA 472 Firefighter certifications
  • Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) certification from the Alberta College of Paramedics is preferred; applicants with Registered Nurse certification in Alberta or Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certification will be considered
  • Certification and/or experience in one of the following areas is preferred: NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods, NFPA 1002 Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator, NFPA 1006 Rescue Technician, NFPA 1051 Wildland Fire Fighting
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record – a valid class three and four driver's license with Q (air brakes) is preferred
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Deep understanding of emergency response standards
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, assess, manage, and mitigate risk with a strong safety mindset
  • Strong work ethic and value integrity
  • Ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems
  • Ability to hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a six days on / six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds, towers and within confined spaces
  • You will be required to successfully complete an annual fitness evaluation
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals