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Fire Permits are required year round.  To apply for a fire permit click here

For further information please contact the Beaver Emergency Services Commission office @ 780-336-3041

Current Fire Ban Status

There are no fire bans currenlty in effect for the Beaver County region at this time. 

Fires are permitted with an approved fire permit. 


Beaver Emergency Services Commission

BESC Employment Opportunity

Beaver Emergency Services Commission (BESC) Administrative Assistant
Beaver Emergency Services Commission (BESC) provides fire protection and emergency management services for the Beaver County Region. BESC operates 6 fire stations. The stations are located within each of the municipalities within the Beaver County Region. The BESC Administration office is located in Viking.
Position Summary
This position is primarily for providing administrative support to the BESC Regional Manager and the administration team. This position may also provide support to the district fire stations.
Hours of work: 3 days a week Monday, Thursday Friday 7 hours a day
Term of Employment: 6-month term which may be renewed
Pay Scale: To be negotiated
Salary: $15.51-$28.11 per hour
Administrative Duties:
· Reception duties – answer phones, manages in-coming and out-going mail, issue fire permits
· Edits, formats, and proofreads documents and presentations.
· Administrative filing, records management, and general office duties.
· Create forms, templates, data bases in Microsoft Word and Excel and Access
· Enter data pertaining to inventory, training records, asset management and incident statistics
· Order office supplies
· Other duties as directed by the Regional Manager.
Working Conditions:
· Duties are typically carried out at the BESC office during regular working hours
· Some required duties, such as minute taking will be carried out after regular working hours.
· Administrative Assistant Certificate or equivalent education.
Required Skills:
· Intermediate to advanced skills with MS Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook PowerPoint)
· Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
· Ability to multitask and effectively deal with change
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Attention to detail
Minimum Experience:
· Minimum of 1 year in a similar role.
Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed, including minimum requirements in many cases. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related duties as requested by their manager.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Viking, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Administrative experience: 1 year (preferred)
Interested applicants are requested to submit their cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
BESC thanks all applicants for their interest, however advises that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Volunteers Needed!

We need you! Through unwavering vigilance, rigorous training and unquestionable dedication, the Volunteer Firefighters of BESC work to serve and ensure the safety of every person in the county.

Local Links

www.vbfcss.com Viking Family Community Support Services

www.fcss-trbc.com Tofield Family Community Support Services

Viking Medical Clinic - Kalyna County Primary Care Network

Safety Links

Safety Tips - Alberta Fire Commissioner

Fire Protection - NFPA

Fire Safety - Alberta Emergency Management

Senior Safety - Finding Balance Campaign


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