2016 hiring update: public information sessions
Are you interested in a career with us and curious to see if it's right for you? Attend one of our free public information sessions and learn how to become a Vancouver firefighter.
Get the latest recruitment information, chat with our recruiters one on one, and speak with our fire crews in a relaxed, informal presentation.
Spaces are limited so register early to secure your preferred session date.
Registration starts on February 29.
Vancouver information sessions
The sessions are located at Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Training Centre on 1330 Chess Street. There's plenty of free parking.
- Thursday, April 28, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
- Thursday, May 19, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
- Wednesday, June 22, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
- Wednesday, July 20, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2015/2016 hiring update
The dates for each step of our 2016 recruitment process are as follows;
||Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 26
||Saturday, October 1
||Wednesday, October 19 to Thursday, November 3
||Thursday, November 17
||November 25 and 26, and December 9 and 10
|Fire Chief and Executive Board review
||2nd week of January 2017
|Health and medical
||3rd or 4th week of January 2017
|Fire Chief's job offer
||Wednesday, February 15, 2017
We are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants at this time.
Prepare to apply
Read about requirements and qualifications
Learn about working as a firefighter for Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services. The guide includes our qualifications, selection process, conditions of employment, and more.
Successfully completing a step in our hiring process does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.