Volunteer Firefighter Application

Special Instructions

The City of Niagara Falls is now accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Firefighter.  The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.


• Must reside within the area of volunteer response
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Be legally entitled to work in Canada
• Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
• Possess a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence and have an acceptable driving record
• Not have any criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted

For a complete list of the required and preferred qualifications, residency parameters, important details regarding performance expectations, and the general recruitment process, please review the Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Information Guide (the document may also be requested from [email protected]).  


Complete and submit the Application Form, along with the required documentation, by 4:30 p.m. on September 1, 2022.


Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to attend the Fire Department’s Information Session being held August 15, 2022 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Station 6 (8037 Schisler Road).

Registration is required to attend the session; email [email protected] by Thursday, August 11th to secure a seat.

In the meantime, check out the NRFAC's Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Film on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaObS07sX-U.  This short video, created by Captivate Cinema for the Niagara Regional Fire Chiefs Association, features actual Volunteer Firefighters (including those from Niagara Falls) re-enacting real scenarios across the various municipalities throughout the Region. 


Contact 905-356-7521 ext. 4317 or 4279 or email [email protected] 


The City of Niagara Falls is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Upon request, the City will accommodate the accessibility needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment, selection and interview process. Personal information is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and will only be used to determine suitability for this position.  We thank all applicants for their interest but only those advancing through the selection process will be contacted (initial communication is by email).

Volunteer Firefighter
Fire Department
Closing Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 4:30 P.M.

The system will not accept applications after the closing date and time have passed.

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