Minimum Qualifications

The following are required at the time of application:
  • legally entitled to work in Canada
  • minimum 19 years of age
  • must have Grade 12 education
  • must be able to pass a physical fitness test
  • must be able to pass required medical exam based on NFPA 1582
  • valid Class 5 driver's licence
  • a favourable driver's abstract that has less than six points in any one year or less than nine points in the five-year history and must not have any 214/215 suspensions or any other impaired driving conviction or any Superintendent of Motor Vehicle caused suspension. Any pending or outstanding charges must be declared.
  • a favourable criminal record that will not bring the Fire Department into disrepute or hamper one's ability to obtain a first responders medical licence
  • must be willing to move to Maple Ridge at time of acceptance

Preferred Qualifications

  • availability to respond to daytime emergencies
  • advanced First Aid training
  • previous firefighting or other related work
  • Class 1 and Class 3 driver's licences or air brake endorsement
  • NFPA 1001 or 1002 certification
  • bronze medallion or equivalent
  • post-secondary academic diploma
  • technical, trades, or equivalent level
  • other related Fire Department training