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The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest”, the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,000 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.

Paid-On-Call Firefighter

Join Our Team as a Paid-On-Call Firefighter!

Are You Ready to Make a Difference?

About Us:  At the Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue Service, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community.  We are a close-knit team of Career and Paid-on-Call firefighters committed to serving our neighbours in times of need.  Now, we’re looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our ranks as Paid-On-Call Firefighters and become an essential part of our community’s safety network.

Job Description: As a Paid-On-Call Firefighter, you will be on the front lines, responding to emergencies, and providing critical support to our community.  This is a paid position that offers flexible scheduling to fit around your existing commitments.  Your responsibilities will include:
  • Responding to fire incidents, medical emergencies, and other incidents
  • Assisting in fire prevention and safety education programs
  • Participating in ongoing training and drills
  • Maintaining equipment and facilities
  • Participate in Community events
Requirements: We welcome candidates from all walks of life and no prior firefighting experience is necessary.  However, to be successful in this role you should possess the following qualifications:
  • Resident of Pitt Meadows upon completion of recruit training
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • High school graduation
  • Normal hearing without aids
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence (Driver’s Abstract must be provided)
  • No criminal or summary convictions related to the duties as a firefighter
  • Good physical and mental health
Benefits and Conditions:
  • Very progressive hourly wage scale
  • Additional life insurance coverage
  • 24/7 injury/illness benefit package
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
Hours of Work: On-call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week when not working or outside of the community.  Training is held every Tuesday night from 1900-2200 hrs.  Additional sessions are irregularly scheduled at other times throughout the year, often on weekends.
Why Join Us?
  • Community Impact:  as a Paid-On-Call Firefighter, you’ll be directly contributing to the safety and well-being of your  neighbours and friends
  • Training: We provide comprehensive training to equip you with the skills needed to excel in your role
  • Flexible Schedule: This position offers a flexible schedule, allowing you to maintain your existing commitments while serving your community
  • Compensation: You will be compensated for your time and dedication to the community
  • Camraderie: Join a tight-knit team of dedicated individuals who all want to make a difference
Start of Training: January 2024

How to Apply:  If you’re ready to take on a rewarding role that allows you to make a real difference in your community, we encourage you to apply.  To submit your application, please apply on-line with your resume and brief cover letter explaining why you’re interested in becoming a Paid-On-Call Firefighter at the City of Pitt Meadows.

Join our team in serving our great community!