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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Applications are now open until 11:59pm on September 10.
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Hiring process update
Successfully completing a step does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.
Update: We’ve added an additional written test date on October 3 to allow greater flexibility and to account for evolving COVID restrictions. You will only be required to attend one of the two dates offered.
Aug 16-Sep 10
Sep 25 and Oct 3
Physical and skills assessment
Criminal records checks and reference checks are ongoing.
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.