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.
Find out what we do
Review our required and preferred qualifications to apply to become a firefighter.
Find opportunities for secondary school students and learn that working as a firefighter involves more than just fighting fires.
Learn about the Ride-Along program that we use to select the very best firefighter recruits.
Steps in our 2020 hiring process
Successfully completing a step does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.
Jan 27 -
Physical and skills assessment
Mar 5 -
Dates subject to change due to operational needs.
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.