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New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services
Located at the centre of Metro Vancouver, the City of New Westminster delivers a broad spectrum of urban services to over 77,000 residents. We’ve earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations. The City of New Westminster is recognized throughout North America as a customer-focused, flexible, innovative and diverse organization that works to improve the quality of life of city residents.
New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services is one of the oldest fire departments in British Columbia. We are dedicated to being on the forefront of technology, fire suppression methods, medical care as well as dangerous goods response and technical rescue. Our emphasis on diversity, honour, respect and teamwork helps us achieve our goals. By joining New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services, you will be dedicated to providing fire protection to life and property as well as providing other rescue and safety services.
New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services is currently recruiting for highly motivated and adaptable individuals who are interested in pursuing a challenging, exciting and rewarding career as a Firefighter to join our team. In addition to current vacancies, we will also supplement our eligibility list for future vacancies that arise within one year.
For more information on the NWFRS recruitment process and instructions on how to apply, please visit
If you meet the qualifications and requirements for the position of Firefighter, we welcome you to submit your interest by sending your resume; cover letter; completed check list (the check list is attached to this posting below); and copies of all relevant certifications/educational credentials via email in a single PDF document via to the Human Resources Department at quoting competition #21-27. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm (PST) on the closing date of March 1, 2021. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, LATE applications will not be accepted.
The City of New Westminster would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted. No telephone inquires please.
THE CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
To support a work force that reflects the diversity of our community, women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity of our workforce, are encouraged to express their interest.
New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services is committed to “pride, professionalism and protecting the community we have been entrusted to serve.”