Firefighter Recruitment

New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services only accepts applications during specified recruitments.  We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

If you applied to the 2017 competition, please do not contact us to find out the status of your application.  All shortlisted candidates moving onto the next stage of our process will be contacted by email.

For future reference, please refer to the Professional Firefighter Recruitment and Application Manual for information about qualifications as well as an overview of the recruitment process.

Recruitment Process Timeline:

*Dates may be subject to change.

Applications Accepted

August 21 to September 8, 2017

Application Screening

September 11 to September 22, 2017

Written Testing

October 10 to October 12, 2017

First Interviews

October 30 to November 10, 2017

One Day Skills Assessments

November 27 to December 1, 2017

Second Interviews, Reference Checks, Police Information Checks

December 11 to December 29, 2017

Final Interviews with the Fire Chief

January 2018

Medical/Fitness Evaluations

January 2018


January 2018

Start Dates

March 2018