The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS) is one of the most unique and challenging work environments known today. A Paid On-Call firefighter's role is to support the full-time firefighters during paged incidents. This support role is an important strategy in our duties to serve the community. The bottom line in our business is measured by the prevention of loss of life, pain and suffering, and property damage. If you feel you have what it takes to meet the challenges of our business, we welcome you to join us.
It is your responsibility to understand and meet the minimum qualifications before you submit an application. You will need to maintain your qualifications throughout the assessment process. Failure to meet the minimum requirements will result in the rejection of your application file. If you are found to have falsified or intentionally misrepresented your credentials, your application file will be permanently closed. No future applications will be accepted from you.
AFRS views fitness as an integral component in firefighting due to the physical strain induced while performing operational tasks. Fitness varies according to each person’s muscular strength/endurance, cardiovascular conditioning, motor coordination and flexibility.
The City of Abbotsford appreciates all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted via email to proceed to the next stage.
Posting will remain open with no closing date but Applications will be reviewed every 6 months. The application process for the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service has been broken down into the following stages:
Stage 1 - Application Review
Stage 2 - Interview
Stage 3 - Physical Assessment
Stage 4 - Criminal Record Check
Stage 5 - Reference Check
Stage 6 - Recruit Training
The POC Recruitment application process will remain open with no closing date, Online Application
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Paid On-Call Firefighter with the City of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS). The City of Abbotsford appreciates all applications; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted via email to proceed to the next stage.