Get on the Scene!
The Department of National Defence (DND)
is hiring entry level and experienced firefighters
- Esquimalt, BC
- Wainwright, AB
- Suffield, AB
- Dundurn, SK
- Shilo, MB
- Borden, ON
- Petawawa, ON
- Kingston, ON
- Valcartier, QC
- Gagetown, NB
- Halifax, NS
Training opportunities exist for entry level firefighters
in various regions.
For experienced hires, we recognize certification from
accredited organizations and training facilities.
In some regions, there are also opportunities to work
as a DND Fire Inspector/ Investigator.
Over 500 civilian (non-military) firefighters
at DND respond to emergencies by:
- Rescuing people from high-risk situations such
as burning buildings and vehicle accidents
- Combating structural, marine, aircraft and
- Performing high angle rescues, vehicle extractions,
water rescues, fire investigations, and life safety
- Responding to hazardous material spills