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Postby firegoosevolly » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:57 pm

[quote=""Basketcase""]Great list!

Anybody have any idea for when collingwood would open up again?[/quote]

Rumour has it next year for 2 or 3

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Postby Mikek » Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:44 pm

Any updates on Waterloo Cambridge and the Kitchen recruitment ?

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Lions Bay Fire Rescue Volunteer (POC) Recruitment

Postby LBFRVolunteer » Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:18 am

Lions Bay Fire Rescue is looking for volunteers!
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:

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.

Certification Requirements:
• 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. Driver’s License with Air Brake endorsement.
• Safe and responsible driving behaviour as demonstrated on a current driver’s 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).

Please visit our website to apply!
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Postby CANDIDATE » Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:06 pm

I know barrie just hired, any idea when their next recruitment will be?

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Postby MARCO » Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:57 pm

[quote=""infernobuster""]Brampton isnt yet confirmed.[/quote]
Sorry can anyone shed some light on the OAFC testing. Is it something you go through after getting hired by a certain dept?

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Postby infernobuster » Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:26 am

Im not sure what the OAFC ( ontario ass't of fire chiefs) have to do with you getting hired.

But the OFAI is something you will need for a few dept's to get hired.
All the info is here
All men are created equal, a few become fire fighters.

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Postby MARCO » Fri Jun 03, 2016 11:51 am

thats what i figured.

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Burnaby is hiring

Postby fireburnaby » Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:43 pm

Their posting closes in July.

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Postby FFEMT22 » Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:35 am

[quote=""Mikek""]Any updates on Waterloo Cambridge and the Kitchen recruitment ?[/quote]

My kitchen is always open.
We all go home

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Postby Varey85 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:41 pm

Anyone hear of any potential recruitments coming up?

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