Now Hiring Paid Call Firefighters

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for up to twelve Paid call Volunteer Firefighters for all our fire halls.

Ultimately reporting to the Fire Chief, paid call firefighters work as part of a team of career and paid call firefighters to achieve an efficient and effective fire department. This is done through reliable performance of firefighting, maintenance, education, training, and by observing and complying with municipal policies, department operating guidelines, and recognized safety practices.

Illustrative examples of the work include performing firefighting, technical rescue, first aid, and other related services; driving and operating fire department apparatus and equipment as assigned. Paid call firefighters participate in and maintain cleanliness, servicing, and repair of department structures, grounds, equipment, apparatus, turnout gear, and uniforms. You will be required to participate in training, drills, and practice sessions with career and paid call personnel from this department; and may participate in public education programs and public relations events.

Successful candidates must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all staff working within the Township of Langley Fire Department. You must be able to react quickly, evaluate situations, communicate information, and perform duties calmly and effectively under adverse and dangerous conditions. You must be in good physical condition and have sufficient strength to do prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions, be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English and deal with the public in a courteous and professional manner. Preference will be given to candidates who are available for daytime response. Successful candidates must attend 70% of all evening practices and 30% of emergency calls.

Applications without the required documents listed below, and valid at the time the competition closes, will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please ensure your documents are referenced with the number of this competition.

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Current and valid BC Driver's Licence (Class 5 or better)
  • Safe driving record as demonstrated by a Personal Driver’s Record. You must upload a current Personal Driver’s Record (select the 5 years option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within six months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driver’s Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s licence or Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted. (More than six points in the past three years, as of the date of the application, may eliminate an applicant from consideration)
  • No criminal record (A completed RCMP Police Information Check will be required for those who successfully pass the interview process)

The rate of pay for this position is $25.25 per hour (2020 rates). The hours of work are non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.

To apply to the fire hall that is right for you (closest to your residence), please visit tol.ca/careers.

For more information on being a Paid Call Firefighter at the Township of Langley, learn more about our Fire Department.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, January 27, 2020.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.