Fernie Fire Department Collective Agreement

Chief Ted Ruiter, Director of the City of Fire and Emergency Services, 501 – 3rd Ave, PO Box 190, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0 Email: ted.ruiter@fernie.ca relevant references and certificates/diplomas/tickets are required at the time of the interview. The collective agreement provides for a wage increase of more than 24 per cent and a 20 per cent increase in benefits. Nelson`s Firefighters` Collective Agreement goes to arbitration “As far as I know, we are the only department in BC that is not in the percent of that average, including all other career divisions in the Kootenays,” Thibault wrote in an email to the star. Both sides went to the negotiating table in the spring of this year and ratified an agreement last month. The City of Nelson and its firefighters have a new employment contract after being without one for six years. The terms of the agreement were decided by an arbitrator in April, after the two sides were unable to reach an agreement. Nelson accelerates the cost of firefighters from the East Blewett – Wildfire: Nelson is most threatened by BC cities over 10,000, expert says, one of the problems in the current and previous arbitration was if firefighters in a small town like Nelson should have pay parity with their counterparts in the subcontinent. “We just wanted to inform the municipality that people don`t have to worry, an agreement was reached,” said Nielson, who added that he was pleased that the two sides had reached an agreement without the help of a third party. React to emergency events such as, but not limited to; structure fires, forest fires/urban interface fires, vehicle collisions, medical emergencies, hazardous substances, lack of space, Wide-angle, wide-angle rescue, rapid water and ice rescue – Full reports and other documents needed after responding to emergency incidents – Maintenance of fire protection equipment and equipment- Participation and promotion of fire protection initiatives and awareness programs – Launching and training firefighters training – Implementing fire inspections and other codes, laws and regulations and regulations.