Firefighter Recruitment

2024 Firefighter Recruitment


We’re recruiting for highly motivated and adaptable individuals who are interested in pursuing a challenging, exciting and rewarding career as a Firefighter to join our team. In addition to current vacancies we are looking to hire up to 15 candidates, however, we will also supplement our eligibility list for future vacancies that arise within one year.

If you meet the qualifications and requirements for this position, and value teamwork and working with the community then we welcome you to submit your interest.

Your application needs to include a cover letter, resume, completed check list (the check list is attached to this posting below), and copies of all relevant certifications/educational credentials, in one document.

Firefighter Application Guide

Firefighter Recruitment Checklist

Apply Here


Tentative Dates and Process

Written Exam: March 6th, 2024 6:00 PM at the Anvil Center, 777 Columbia St, New Westminster

Applicants may order the “Firefighter Aptitude and Character Test (FACT) Candidate Orientation Guide” by clicking the following link:  The FACT Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a .PDF file and saved or printed. 


Physical Exam: March 16th and 17th, 2024

Location: Hall #3 Queensborough Fire Hall - 1011 Ewen Ave

**Please review the Physical Abilities Testing Guide before the physical exam.**

**Please print, complete and bring with you the PAR-Q+ section of the guide.**



Interviews: March 19th to April 5th, 2024

Medical examine and Criminal records check following interviews.


Recruit start date: April 29th, 2024


  • General Inquiries
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    Monday - Friday (excluding statutory holidays)
    T: 604-519-1000

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    (inspections, fire safety issues, public education)
    T: 604-519-1004