Firefighter Opportunities

Firefighting is a challenging, exciting, and fulfilling career. If you have a desire to serve the community, help others and thrive in a team oriented environment, becoming a firefighter might be the career for you!

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service is a customer focused team-based organization that is committed to reflecting the diversity of our City. Being a part of the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service will put you on the front line of protecting our City and enable you to contribute to a leading-edge team of first responders with a proven safety record.

Career Firefighter Recruitment

Paid On-Call Firefighter

A Paid On-Call firefighter's role is to support the full-time firefighters during paged incidents. This support role is an important strategy in our duties to serve the community. The bottom line in our business is measured by the prevention of loss of life, pain and suffering, and property damage. If you feel you have what it takes to meet the challenges of our business, we welcome you to join us.

Now accepting applications until February 1, 2021 at 12:00pm.

Firefighting Training

Today's professional firefighter has a number of daily tasks but they are also highly trained in fighting fires, rescue operations, handling hazardous materials, confined space rescue, tower crane rescue, and providing medical care for emergencies and motor vehicle incidents.

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

Due to COVID, the CPAT program has been put on hold for the foreseeable future. For Information and or inquiry, email cpat@abbotsford.ca.