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Fire Alarm Dispatcher Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$39,853 (CAD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$642

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is $39,853 a year and $19 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is between $30,326 and $47,719. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates municipal fire alarm system, radio transmitter and receiver, and telephone switchboard.
  • Receives incoming fire calls by telephone or through alarm system.
  • Questions caller, observes alarm register that codes location of fire, and scans map of city to determine whether fire is located within area served by city fire department.
  • Determines type and number of units to respond to emergency.
  • Notifies fire station, using radio, and starts alarm system that automatically contacts all fire stations and indicates location of fire.
  • Relays messages from scene of fire, such as requests for additional help and medical assistance.
  • Records date, time, type of call and destination of messages received or transmitted.
  • Maintains activity, code, and locator files.
  • Tests various communications systems and reports malfunctions to maintenance units.
  • May operate telegraph to relay code as back-up if transmitter fails.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$46,200
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Fire Alarm Dispatcher Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

Customer Service Agent
Dec 8
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Adecco Canada
Respond to incoming alarm events * Contact appropriate authorities - Police, Ambulance, Fire ... In house training will be provided, but experience in the Alarm Industry, or as an Alarm Dispatch ...
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