Recruitment

Check this location often for the latest firefighter recruitment opportunities. We update it regularly as positions become available. 


HAMILTON - OPEN - BY INVITATION ONLY

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Deadlines

Step One: The deadline to complete the FireTEAM exam is December 31, 2023. 

Candidates who advance to Step Two will be notified in January 2024.

Step Two: In-person testing at Firefighter Services of Ontario in January and February 2024.


ST. CATHARINES - OPEN 

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide | Application Check List

To learn more, click here

Step One: Review the recruitment guide to ensure you meet the qualifications and understand the process

Step Two: Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline to book your appointment is 4:00PM EST on December 16th, 2023. Book all tests in one day. You will receive a confirmation email with details of your appointment once your payment is processed. Testing must be completed by February 10, 2024. Appointments are first come, first serve.

Step Three: Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. This assessment is completed online and you will receive information after booking your appointment. Deadline to complete the ESR is 4:00PM EST on January 10, 2024.

Step Four: Bring the documents listed in the application check list to your FSO appointment. Package will be collected upon successful completion of required tests. Deadline to submit application packages is 11:59PM EST on February 10, 2024.

Step Five: For those who successfully completed all tests at FSO, candidates are required to apply online using the City of St. Catharines Online Career Application System. Online applications will be accepted beginning Jan. 29, 2024. The application deadline will be Feb. 11, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. 

Already completed FSO Testing?

Candidates who successfully completed the core four tests in one day (Clinical, CPAT, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after February 11, 2023, you would be required to complete:

  • Clinical Assessment (if expired, valid for 6 months)
  • Medical, Acrophobia, and/or Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment (if expired, valid for 1 year)

Please contact info@fireontario.com to confirm your eligibility.


BURLINGTON - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide | Application Check List 

To learn more, click here

Step One: Review the recruitment guide to ensure you meet the qualifications and understand the process

Step Two: Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline to book your appointment is 4:00PM EST on December 16th, 2023. Book all tests in one day. You will receive a confirmation email with details of your appointment once your payment is processed. Testing must be completed by February 10, 2024. Appointments are first come, first serve.

Step Three: Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. This assessment is completed online and you will receive information after booking your appointment. Deadline to complete the ESR is 4:00PM EST on January 10, 2024.

Step Four: Bring the documents listed in the application check list to your FSO appointment. Package will be collected upon successful completion of required tests. Deadline to submit application packages is 11:59PM EST on February 10, 2024.

Already completed FSO Testing? 

Candidates who successfully completed the core four tests in one day (Clinical, CPAT, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after February 11, 2023, you would be required to complete:

  • Clinical Assessment (if expired, valid for 6 months)
  • Medical, Acrophobia, and/or Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment (if expired, valid for 1 year)

Please contact info@fireontario.com to confirm your eligibility.


MILTON - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide

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Information Session: 

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Time: 1900Hrs

Location: 6355 Main Street West (Sherwood Community Centre) Room #4

Application Deadline: 

11:59PM EST on November 8, 2023

Preparation:
Candidates may participate in a CPAT orientation to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.

Test Dates (by invite only):

November 19, 2023 - Aptitude Test

December 2, 2023 - Occupational Tests


ST. JOHN'S - COMING SOON

TEMPORARY FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide | Temporary Application Form

Information:

An advisory notice for an upcoming Temporary Firefighter job competition is now posted. Applications will NOT be accepted at this stage. Applications will only be accepted after the job competition is posted.

It is anticipated for the job competition to be posted on or near November 22, 2023. 

To learn more about the application process, click here.

Preparation:
Candidates may participate in a CPAT orientation or Clinical Assessment to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.

Tests Required: CPAT and Clinical Assessment


PEMBROKE - CLOSED

TEMPORARY FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide

Application Deadline:

5PM EST on October 15, 2023 

Preparation:
Candidates may participate in a CPAT orientation to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.

Test Dates (by invite only):

October 17 - 27, 2023 - Aptitude and Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment

November 18 or December 2, 2023 - Occupational Tests 


THOROLD - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide | Application Form

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Video:

For more information about becoming a part-time fire fighter in the Niagara Region, check out this video.

Preparation:
Candidates may participate in a CPAT orientation to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.

Test Dates (subject to change, by invite only):

November 5 - 11, 2023 - Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment

December 2, 2023 - Occupational Tests


WAINFLEET - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide  

Video:

For more information about becomingn a part-time fire fighter in the Niagara Region, check out this video

Application Deadline: 

4:30PM EST on October 13, 2023

To learn more and apply, click here.

Preparation:

Candidates may participate in a CPAT orientation to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.

Test Dates (by invite only):   

November 18, 2023 - Occupational Tests


FORT ERIE - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Video:

For more information about becoming a part-time fire fighter in the Niagara Region, check out this video.

Requirements:

You must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age, and live full-time in the Town of Fort Erie.

You have the ability to read, understand and apply the Standard Operating Guidelines.

You have the ability to learn and practice new skills. 

You must possess a valid, unrestricted Class "G" driver's licence and have or be willing to upgrade to a DZ.

You are also required to provide a satisfactory police background check and pass medical and physical evaluations. 

Preparation:

Candidates may purchase the aptitude prep manual and/or participate in a CPAT orientation to educate and prepare themselves. Please email info@fireontario.com for more information.  

Test Dates (by invite only):

September 25 & 26, 2023 - Aptitude Test 

November 18th - Occupational Tests

Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment - TBD

Application Deadline:

12:00PM EST on Thursday, August 31, 2023

To learn more and apply, click here.


MIDDLESEX CENTRE - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER (By Invite Only)

Test Date: July 29 and August 19, 2023


HAMILTON - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER (By Invite only)

Test Deadline (Online Test): May 17, 2023


BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Ad | Recruitment Guide | Application Check List

Step One: Review the recruitment guide to ensure you meet the qualifications and understand the process

Step Two: Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline to book your appointment is 4:00PM EST on April 6, 2023. Book all tests in one day. Testing must be completed by April 29, 2023. Appointments are first come, first serve. 

Step Three: Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. Deadline is 4:00PM EST on April 14, 2023. After booking your appointment, you will receive additional information on this assessment. 

Step Four: Bring the documents listed on the application check list to your FSO appointment. Package will be collected upon successful completion of required tests. Deadline to submit application packages is 11:59PM EST on April 29, 2023.

Already completed FSO Testing?

Candidates who successfully completed the core four tests in one day (Clinical, CPAT, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after April 29, 2022, you would be required to successfully complete:

1. Clinical Assessment (if expired, valid for 6 months)

2. Medical, Acrophobia and/or Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessments (if expired, valid for 1 year)

3. Submit your application package to FSO (Firefighter Services of Ontario)

Please contact us to confirm your eligibility and coordinate submission of your application package.


HAMILTON - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER (By Invite only)

Test Date: May 28, 2023


HAMILTON - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER (By Invite Only) 

Test Deadline (Online Test): April 7, 2023


MILTON - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER (Internal Recruitment)

Test Deadline: March 25, 2023


NIAGARA FALLS - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Ad | Recruitment Guide | Application Form | Application Check List

Step One: Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline is February 3, 2023 at 4:00PM EST. Appointments are first come, first serve. Testing must be completed by March 24, 2023.

Step Two: Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. Deadline is March 3, 2023, at 4:00PM EST.

Step Three: Bring your application form and documents on the application check list to your FSO appointment. Package will be collected at the end of your appointment, upon successful completion of required tests.

Note: Candidates who successfully completed all five tests in one day (Clinical, CPAT, Acrophobia, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after March 24, 2022, you would be required to successfully complete:

1. Clinical Assessment (if expired, valid for 6 months)

2. Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment (if expired, valid for 1 year)

3. Submit your application package to FSO (Firefighter Services of Ontario)

Please contact us to confirm your eligibility and coordinate submission of your application package.


OSHAWA - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Ad | Recruitment Guide

Step One: Apply online at www.oshawa.ca/careers. Deadline is January 19, 2023. 
Step Two: 
Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline is January 31, 2023 4:00PM EST. Test dates are February 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11, 2023.
Step Three: 
Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. Deadline is March 10th, 4:00PM EST.

Note:
Candidates who successfully completed all six tests in one day (Medical, Clinical, CPAT, Acrophobia, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after February 11, 2022, you would be required to successfully complete:

1. Clinical Assessment (if expired, valid for 6 months)

2. Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment (if expired, valid for 1 year)

Please contact us to confirm your eligibility and transfer your test results.  


WELLAND - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Ad | Application Form

Step One: Complete application form and submit to the drop box at City Hall (60 East Main Street, 2nd floor, Welland, Ontario). Deadline is January 20, 2023 at 4:00PM EST. 


 BURLINGTON - CLOSED

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER

Recruitment Guide | Application Checklist

Step One: Apply online at www.burlington.ca/careers. Deadline is December 9, 2022 11:59PM EST.
Step Two: Book your appointment with Firefighter Services of Ontario. Deadline is December 9, 2022 4:00PM EST.
Step Three: Complete the Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment. Deadline is December 16, 2022 4:00PM EST.

Note: For candidates who successfully completed all six tests in one day (Medical, Clinical, CPAT, Acrophobia, Tread Water and Aptitude), on or after January 14, 2022, you would be required to successfully complete:

  1. Clinical Assessment
  2. Emotional Stability and Resiliency Assessment
  3. Submit your application package

Please contact us to confirm your eligibility.


HAMILTON - CLOSED

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER (By Invite Only)

Test Deadline: December 17, 2022  


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