Fire Fighter

City of Nanaimo

Discover What's Possible - The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Fire Fighter

(Competition 20-65)

The City of Nanaimo Fire Rescue Department is currently recruiting for exceptional candidates to join our world-class public safety organization.

We want to hear from you if you have the skills, experience and passion to serve the public as an ambassador in public safety, work in an effective team environment and assist those in need.

Prior to applying for a position with Nanaimo Fire Rescue, it is important to clearly understand the roles and responsibilities of a career Fire Fighter. A Fire Fighter starts their career with Nanaimo as Flex Fire Fighter. Flex Fire Fighters work full-time hours but are scheduled to best meet the department’s operational needs and must be available for short-notice schedule changes. All applicants are asked to carefully review the recruitment information and job description on the City of Nanaimo website, at www.nanaimo.ca; under City Services; Emergency Services; Fire & Rescue; Recruitment.

For detailed information on this position and to access the application form, please visit the City of Nanaimo website, at www.nanaimo.ca; Job Postings.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a completed application form, resume and cover letter to employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca referencing the specific competition 20-65 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca.

All minimum requirements should be complete by the posting closing date (July 9 – 4:30pm). Any qualifications with expiry dates should be valid by the posting closing date.

EXCEPTION – If you had plans in place to recertify qualifications or obtain your CPAT/Fire-Fit and those plans were cancelled due to COVID-19 please make a note on the application form (far right column of the qualifications table has a notes column) to explain your circumstances and your situation will be taken into consideration.


Application Deadline
Thursday, July 9, 2020
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449


Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Fire / Rescue / First Aid Services
Posted: June 26, 2020, 4:01 pm
Expires: July 9, 2020, 4:30 pm

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