Our 2021-2022 selection process is ongoing
We are not accepting new applications at this time. All VFRS selection activities adhere to COVID-19 Provincial Health Orders.
Vancouver Fire Rescue Services employs over 800 people 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.
Update: Our first group of successful candidates have been selected and begin their recruit training on January 17. We are now conducting further selections for additional recruit classes in 2022.
Physical and skills assessment
Criminal records checks and reference checks are ongoing.
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Please do not contact us about the status of your application. We are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.