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Become a Firefighter Today
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is continually working on building a diverse, innovative, nationally recognized Fire Rescue Service committed to ongoing quality service to the community it serves.
Our mission is “To Save Life, Property and Environment by Providing Fire Protection, Rescue, Public Education and Medical Assistance to Our Community.”
If you are committed to serving your community, helping people, working in a team environment, are willing to continuously learn, and are physically fit, you may be an ideal candidate for a career as a Firefighter with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue.
The first stage of the recruitment process, the written aptitude test, will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018. A registration fee of $60 will be required prior to completing the aptitude test.
Applicants are required to register and apply online at thunderbay.ca/jobs to complete an online application form, submit a resume, cover letter, and provide proof of education and certificates. All registered applicants (up to 500) will be invited to write the aptitude test, and will be provided with more information about this process via email (including how to pay for the registration fee) prior to March 3, 2018.
Learn more about becoming a City of Thunder Bay firefighter by attending one of our information sessions, which will be held on:
Visit Become a Firefighter to learn more about becoming a firefighter with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue.
As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.
Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.
POSITION SUMMARY: The emergency response role involves the control and extinguishment of fire, salvage, and rescue work and many other duties, under the immediate supervision of superior officer. The fire station role involves duties relating to maintenance of station, vehicles, and equipment, as well as training and preparedness to respond quickly to any emergency.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: