How do I join the Calgary fire Department?

How do I join the Calgary fire Department?

Firefighter Qualifications

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Have at least a High school diploma or equivalency.
  4. Have a valid Class 5 driver’s license or provincial / territorial equivalent without a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) status and with.

Are FireFighters in demand in Alberta?

Job opportunities in Alberta The employment outlook will be fair for Firefighters (NOC 4312) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period. Employment growth will lead to a few new positions. Several positions will become available due to retirements.

How long is fire recruit training?

The average fire academy program takes about 12 to 14 weeks to complete a total of 600 hours of training. While most programs want all students to enter at the same time, some have staggered entrance options. Generally, you’ll need to commit anywhere from 40 to 48 hours weekly to undergo the program.

Is the fire service recruiting?

We’re not currently recruiting for new firefighters, but you can: Take some time to read our webpages about becoming a firefighter.

How to find a job with the Calgary Fire Department?

Indeed ranks Job Ads based on a combination of employer bids and relevance, such as your search terms and other activity on Indeed. For more information, see the Indeed Terms of Service Assess incident scene and recommend assistance from external agencies such as EMS, Calgary Police, and Fire department.

What kind of emergency services do they do in Calgary?

Emergency services include response to fires, emergency medical incidents, chemical and hazardous materials releases and motor vehicle collisions. In addition, we provide specialized rescue services in high or collapsed structures, confined spaces, on our waterways or in situations caused by weather events.

How long does it take to become a firefighter in Calgary?

Currently we are processing applications previously received. No further applications will be accepted in 2020. Please check back on this page for future competitions, possibly in 2021. Becoming a firefighter is competitive and the pre-screening process has multiple steps with the online application being the first step.

How old do you have to be to get the Y-fires program?

The Y-FIRES program is for children ages 3 to 17 who have set fires or are drawn to playing with fire. What is a fire ban or advisory? Fire safety advisories and bans are put in place to notify the public about conditions which present a fire risk.