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Volunteer Recruitment Process 

Squamish Fire Rescue has been training locally-minded people in their goals of serving Squamish as firefighters for over 100 years. Our professional training and on the job experience is a unique opportunity to learn and develop skills as team members, leaders, and highly skilled firefighters. 

Upcoming Recruitment Session: 

Date: Sunday, September 29

Time: 3:30pm

Location: Alex Munro Fire Hall, 37890 Clarke Drive

Program Details


  • Six month recruit program (January to June).
  • Training provided two days a week (one weeknight and one weekend day).
  • 100% attendance is required.
  • Three year personal commitment to Squamish Fire Rescue.


  • Bring a positive and inquisitive attitude.
  • Follow all safe operating procedures.
  • Be a timely and conscientious student.

Training Provided:

  • NFPA 1001 FF1 & 2– Standard for Fire Fighting (JIBC Modules 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and 10)
  • Red Cross Emergency Medical Assistant – First Responder level 3
  • Live Fire Training
  • Wildland 1
  • Emergency Scene Traffic Control
  • ICS 100


  • There is no cost to the student.
  • All training and materials are provided as part of your three-year volunteer commitment to Squamish Fire Rescue.

Recruitment Process:

Squamish Fire Rescue - Volunteer Firefighter Application

Applications are also available for pick up at our Tantalus Firehall, located at 40439 Tantalus Road.

Application deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

A closer look at Squamish Fire Rescue as captured by local firefighters Chittle #595 and Langridge #548.