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Recruitment

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. 

Program Details

Commitment:

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Cost:

  • 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:

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Please click on the link below to print and complete your application. Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 19, 2018 at 1630.

Squamish Fire Rescue - Volunteer Firefighter Application

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


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