Fire recruitment

Port Moody Fire Rescue – Career Firefighters 

If you are interested in a career as a Port Moody Fire Rescue Firefighter, you should know that it is a challenging and rewarding profession that requires dedication, courage, and teamwork.

Port Moody Fire Rescue is a progressive organization that provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, fire prevention and public education to the community of Port Moody. As a firefighter, you will be expected to respond to various types of emergencies, such as fires, medical calls, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, and natural disasters.

To become a firefighter with Port Moody Fire Rescue, you must meet the minimum qualifications and go through a competitive recruitment process that includes psychometric evaluation, physical tests, interviews, and background checks. You must also be willing to work shifts, weekends, and holidays, and maintain a high level of physical fitness and mental resilience.

Our mission is to protect lives, property, and the environment with excellence and compassion. Through effective and timely response, prevention initiatives, progressive practices, education, and training. Port Moody aspires to be one of the safest communities in Canada.

If you think you have what it takes to join Port Moody Fire Rescue, you can find more information in the Port Moody Fire Rescue 2023 Firefighter Application Guide and by applying online on the City of Port Moody Careers Page.

Applications are open until June 21, 2023 so don't delay - Join our Port Moody Fire Rescue Team TODAY!

Estimated Timeline
Stage / DatesRecruitment & Selection Stage
1 Job Posted - 3 week application period June 2-June 21, 2023.  Late applications will not be accepted
2 Application Review & Resume Screening June 22 - June 29, 2023
3 Physical Abilities Assessment July 8, 2023
4 Psychometric Evaluation (Written Test) July 25, 2023
5 Initial Interview Estimated mid/late August 2023
6 PMFR Firefighter Skill Orientation August 29, 2023
7 Ride Along September 5, 2023 - September 17, 2023
8 Fire Chief's Interview September 2023 
9 Conditional Job Offers, Reference & Police Information Checks 
10 Medical Assessment as per NFPA 1582
11 Offers confirmed with a welcome from the Fire Chief
12 Gear Fitting/Uniforms/SCBA Fit Testing
13 Start Date October 2023 
14 6 Weeks of Recruit Training