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
Additional candidate ride-alongs have now been scheduled for the end of April for those who have already passed our skills assessment. Candidates are being contacted directly by e-mail with full details and official invites.
April 26, 2016 - Here is an updated list of canadidates who are still active in our process (29 KB).
We remind all candidates not to contact Recruitment with questions 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.
We thank all candidates for their continued interest in Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services.
We ask you not to contact our recruiting office for the status of your application.
Successfully completing a step in our hiring process does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.