Vancouver Fire Rescue Services employs over 800 men and women who respond to a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency incidents, including fires, motor vehicle accidents, and other medical situations.
We are an equal opportunity employer and practise the highest standards of diversity and inclusion at our 20 fire halls, one training academy, and two fire prevention offices around Vancouver.
Read about becoming a firefighter, including our qualifications, hiring process, and conditions of employment.
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Hiring process update
Successfully completing a step does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.
For dates that have been postponed, check back for new date announcements.
Sep 8 -
Physical and skills assessment
Jan 4, 2021
Criminal records checks and reference checks are ongoing.
Next possible hiring intake is spring/summer 2021.
Contact our Recruitment & Outreach Division
Please do not contact us about the status of your application. We are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.