Our Recruitment will open January 1st, 2016 to external candidates. We are looking forward to welcoming our next crew of volunteers!
View the attached pictures to see what volunteering with Lions Bay Fire is like.
For more information visit our website: http://www.lionsbayfirerescue.ca
Lions Bay Fire Rescue prides itself with recruiting the next generation of firefighters. The majority of our members are looking to volunteer and gain valuable experience in order to achieve the ultimate goal, a full-time career position in the fire service.
LBFR's recruitment process has been developed to ensure the candidate is the right fit for our department and the department is the right fit for the candidate. Our goal is to develop new firefighters that are self-motivated, dedicated, willing to learn and possess valuable personable skills.
About Lions Bay Fire Rescue:
Lions Bay Fire responds to a variety of emergency and non-emergency incidents. We respond to not only fires but also medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, technical rescues, forest interface, and many more. We are highly trained and cumulatively volunteer over 2050 man hours each month in training, shift weekends, and emergency response.
LBFR is a paid on-call fire department located approximately 10 kilometers north of West Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99). We operate with 1 fire hall, 3 emergency apparatus, 25 on-call firefighters and a training facility.
We proudly serve the Village of Lions Bay and its 1500 residents. LBFRs response area includes approximately 500 residential homes and various business and municipal buildings in Lions Bay. As well, we respond to incidents along a 26-kilometre section of HWY 99 from West Vancouver to Britannia Beach.
Successful completion of an approved Firefighter Training program resulting in a minimum of Firefighter Level 2 Certificate (NFPA1001)
High School graduation.
Physically fit for the position of Firefighter and medically fit according to the standards set in NFPA 1582.
A valid Class 3 B.C. Drivers License with Air Brake endorsement.
Safe and responsible driving behaviour as demonstrated on a current drivers abstract. More than 6 points in the last 3 years from the date of application will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Other aspects of your driving record will also be considered.
First Responder Licence Level 3 OR Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) or greater
No criminal convictions related to the job of Firefighter.
Commitment / Living Requirements:
You must live within Lions Bay or move to Lions Bay.
You must spend five out of seven nights minimum per week in Lions Bay.
You must be able to commit to one weekend shift per month (required to be in Lions Bay from 7pm Friday to 5am Monday).
We look forward to hearing from you!
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