I received the following today. I’m passing it along to all interested members in the gym. Good luck!


Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services are looking forward to our next recruitment process and as you have either previously indicated an interest in our Recruitment process, or are in a position to know some high quality candidates, I would like to take this opportunity to share details of our upcoming process with you.

We will be accepting of applications, by mail or courier only from August 4th to 18th this year.  There are a number of changes to our process this year which include the requirement for C-PAT BC Driving License Class 3 with air brake endorsement as well as the requirement for an applicant to be a licensed First Responder level 3 or higher at time of application. Also new is a 2 day ride along will now be part of our selection in order to hire the very best candidates. Attached to this e-mail, you will find a poster inviting suitably qualified men and women to apply for a career position with Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services.

We encourage all interested parties, to refer to our Guide for Applicants which is available on our website at   www.vancouver.ca/firejobs  and to submit their applications.

On behalf of our Fire Chief, John McKearney, I would like to thank you in advance for giving this information as wide a distribution as possible.