Recruitment

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear” (Ambrose Redmoon)

A career as a Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) firefighter is truly unique. As a growing fire service, staff are required to do significantly more than just respond to emergency incidents. If you’re interested in contributing to building something bigger than yourself, then a career with CFS might be for you. 

What CFS Firefighters do: 

CFS fire crews are the first on scene at residential and commercial structure fires, medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, aquatic emergencies, hazardous material incidents and technical rescue calls. Our team is on a relentless pursuit of training and skill development to ensure we continue to offer exceptional service and care to our community. 

Full time firefighters will also be involved/responsible for the following: 

  • Fire prevention, inspections and community outreach;
  • Devotion to life-long learning, teamwork, humility, integrity and respect;
  • Dedication to community service, collaboration and growth;
  • Contribute to the development and progression of the department, constantly striving to improve the level of service provided to the community;
  • Maintain a high level of physical fitness throughout the duration of your career.

Chestermere Fire Services (CFS) is proud to employ highly trained, passionate Firefighters. The service compliment currently includes four, five-person platoons that work a 10/14 shift schedule. This shift involves a rotating combination of 10-hour day shifts and 14-hour night shifts, averaging 42 hours per week. 

CFS currently has ONE (1) Full Time Firefighter vacancy based on a shift pattern of 4 days on and 4 days off to join our team. Anticipating for future vacancies due to retirements and roster expansion, an eligibility list of FIVE (5) Full Time Firefighters will be generated and held for 18-months.

Download and follow the instructions within the following documents to submit an application: 

*Documents updated as of JUNE 3 2021. Updates include: 

  • NFPA 1002 - No longer required as Minimum
  • Class 3/4Q License - Proof of class enrollment required at time of application. Condition of employment. 

Recruitment Documents: 

Application Deadline: June 10th, 2021 @ 1700hrs

Thank you for your interest, and good luck to the applicants.

Chestermere Fire Services B Shift
Engine 116 on a house fire