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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2023 hiring process update
Accepting online applications
Jan 28, Feb 5
Physical and skills testing
Candidate ride alongs
Late Mar-early Apr
Important note Additional interviews will be held later in the year.
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.