Volunteer Firefighter Application

Being a volunteer firefighter is one of the most diverse, challenging, stressful, and rewarding opportunities available. The position requires courage, dedication, and a willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges. The rewards? A sense of accomplishment after defeating a fire. A sense of joy when a person is saved. A sense of fulfillment when proactive fire safety prevents a tragedy.

If you feel that you have what it takes to meet the challenges of being a volunteer firefighter, we want to hear from you! Please complete the below form and the Fire Department leadership will review it.

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By submitting this form, you agree to and understand the following:

  • Members may not grow a beard (to ensure that the breathing apparatus can form a positive seal)
  • Members must be able to pass mandatory recruit training as well as medical and physical checks
  • Members will be required to attend recruit training at the Vernon Fire Training Centre before attending any practices or emergency calls
  • Members will be expected to adhere to department regulations and guidelines, and work within the incident command structure
  • Members will be expected to maintain an excellent attendance record for practices and emergency calls
  • There is a six month probation period prior to being accepted as a member