Master Agreement Between the Government of the Province of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
Employees designated by the Employer to render services
in conjunction with Institutional Fire Prevention and Control shall receive
remuneration as outlined in as follows:
A Firefighter shall be paid:
$35.00 for each tour of fire watch duty; and
$20.00 for each attendance at two (2) compulsory practice fire drills every month, outside of scheduled working hours.
A Driver shall be paid:
$50.00 for each tour of fire watch duty; and
A Crew Chief shall be paid:
$65.00 for each tour of fire watch duty; and
A Fire Captain or Deputy Chief, when assigned the duties of the Fire Chief in the Fire Chief’s absence due to holidays or other circumstances, shall be paid at the rate of $20.00 for each complete day on duty.
A Firefighter, Driver or Crew Chief shall not receive any additional payment for attending more than two (2) compulsory fire practices during a month.
A Fire Prevention Officer shall be remunerated at the rate of $43.68 for each complete bi-weekly pay period worked in areas where necessary. For absences due to vacation, illness or other circumstances, the bi- weekly rate shall be pro-rated accordingly.
The Executive Director, the Medical Superintendent, or the Business Manager, of the hospital involved and the Physical Plant Manager shall allow all possible firefighting staff on normal work duty to respond to a fire alarm without loss of pay in order to assure an available crew to fight fire during those hours when there is not a scheduled crew on standby.
At Michener Center, Red Deer; where the Firefighters return to the institution and are housed in the Fire Hall or other Government provided on-site accommodation away from their regular domicile, an extra remuneration of $40.00 shall be paid to each Firefighter for each tour of Fire Watch Duty.