RECRUITMENT

Before You Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment with Rider Ventures! We are looking forward to reviewing your application and meeting you. We just have a few things we would like you to be aware of before you apply.

Company Background

 

Rider Ventures is a growing company based in Coldstream BC. We provide professional wildfire and flood protection services to government agencies, corporations and private property owners. Our services include forestry, wildfire and flood safety, emergency response, training, consulting, and overhead personnel. Our multi-trained crews are invested in performing their duties efficiently, safely, with integrity, and by utilizing traditional indigenous land stewardship practices. We are committed to establishing respectful and long-lasting team and client relationships. For more information please go to www.riderventures.ca/about.

 

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Minimum Age

In compliance with our contractual responsibilities with the BC Wildlife Service, employees must be minimum 16 years old to work on the Fire Crew.

 

Eligible to work in Canada

To be eligible to work in Canada, you must first be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Canada or authorized in writing to work in Canada under the Federal Immigration Act. If you have a valid temporary work permit, you may be eligible for temporary work until your permit expires or is renewed.

 

Impairment Policy

Due to the Safety-Sensitive nature of our work we have a strict Impairment Policy. Please review it here: Policies for Employment Application.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rider Ventures actively fosters a mutually supportive work environment. We invite all individuals without regard to race, religion, sex (including orientation and gender identity) or any other status protected under applicable law to apply for a position with Rider Ventures. Please review our mutually supportive work environment policies here: Policies for Employment Application.

 
 
Job Advertisements

 

The following job advertisement will give you an idea of what to expect from your employment with Rider Ventures. Wildland Fire Fighter

 

 

Application Process
 

Phase 1: Screening

During the Screening Phase, you will be required to submit an Employment Application Form. If you have questions or problems with the Employee Application Form please email info@riderventures.ca for assistance. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.

 

Phase 2: Training and Fitness Testing

Depending on your level of experience and qualifications you may be required to successfully complete additional training.

You will be required to take the WFX-FIT test. Information about WFX-FIT and how to prepare for the test can be reviewed here Are You Prepared for WFX-FIT or go to www.wfx-fit.ca. You will need Two pieces of ID (one photo ID), a completed Physicians Release Form and a completed Par-Q Form for the test.

 

*Please note you are not officially hired in Phase 2.

 

Phase 3: Selection

After successful completion of Phase 2, Human Resources will complete final candidate evaluations and make hired confirmation calls. Hired employees will then attend Rider Ventures Orientation.

Current Opportunities

Type 2/3 Wildland Fire Fighter

Posted: February 12, 2021

Expires: TBD

Positions Available: Multiple

Job Description: Wildland Fire Fighter

Prerequisites: Applicants must submit a Rider Ventures Employment Application, resume, proof of fireline experience, and copies of certificates. Applicants should have S100, S185, OFA1, WHMIS, TDG, and can pass the WFX-FIT test in 17:45 minutes.

Structural Protection Fire Fighter

Posted: February 12, 2021

Expires: TBD

Positions Available: Multiple

Job Description: Wildland Fire Fighter

Prerequisites: Applicants must submit a Rider Ventures Employment Application, resume, proof of fireline experience, and copies of certificates. Applicants should have S100, S185, OFA1, WHMIS, TDG, and can pass the WFX-FIT test in 17:45 minutes.

Occupational First Aid Level 3

Posted: February 12, 2021

Expires: TBD

Positions Available: Multiple

Job Description: Wildland Fire Fighter

Prerequisites: Applicants must submit a Rider Ventures Employment Application, resume, proof of fireline experience, and copies of certificates. Applicants should have S100, S185, OFA3, WHMIS, TDG, and can pass the WFX-FIT test in 17:45 minutes.

 

Employment Applications

Hard Copy Employment Applications, resume and supporting documents can be emailed or mailed to the following addresses but must be received before the application submission deadline.

 

Email

info@riderventures.ca

 

Mail (NO in-person drop-off)

Human Resources

12309 Kalavista Drive

Coldstream BC V1B 1K7

If you have questions or problems with the application please email info@riderventures.ca for assistance.

Thank you in advance for submitting your application. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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