Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment!

Why join the Fire Department?

  • The chance to be part of a dynamic organization in the provision of community service
  • Obtain training as a fire fighter (Firefighter uniform and gear provided)
  • Compensation for your time and hard work

Volunteer Expectations

  • Time to dedicate to training; about 4 hrs a month
  • Time to dedicate to community service
  • Time to respond to calls day or night
  • Ability to respond during hours of employment (as negotiated with your employer) is desirable
  • Maintain a good standing in the community

What are the requirements to be a Volunteer firefighter?

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the fire department 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (Cadet positions exempt)
  • Satisfactory criminal background check
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of a firefighter
  • Appointment authorized by Council of the Municipality of Greenstone

Minimum Age Restrictions

  • A  minimum age requirement of 16 applies.  
  • Persons aged 16-18 can apply for positions as a Fire Cadet.
  • Persons aged 18 can apply for Firefighter positions

It’s easy to apply, just contact us as follows!

  • Apply in person at the Ward office of your choice
  • Speak to a member of the Greenstone Fire Department
  • Drop in at any of the fire halls if you see the doors open
  • Contact the Greenstone Fire Department Fire Chief - Jeff Lipskie at 807-854-1100 ext. 2007
Wednesday, May 8, 2019