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Amherstburg Employment Opportunities

Job Details:

Volunteer Firefighter (Station 1, 2 and 3)

Job Details
Open Date Jul 24 2019 - 03:26:00 PM Close Date Sep 04 2019 - 04:30:00 PM
Position Title Volunteer Firefighter (Station 1, 2 and 3) Posting Type Volunteer
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Fire Department Hours per Week TBD
Department Fire Services Openings 0
Education High School Diploma    
Location Fire Department




The Amherstburg Fire Department is responsible for the delivery of fire protection services to Amherstburg residents.  Volunteer Firefighters are also required to participate in regular training and maintenance work of the fire station and equipment.


Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old, be a resident of Amherstburg living within the boundaries of Station 1, 2 or 3 response areas, possess a minimum Grade 12 (OSSD) education, and possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with an acceptable driving record. Must obtain or be willing to obtain a Class DZ driver’s licence, at the applicant’s expense, in order to be eligible to be selected for a Volunteer Firefighter position.  Preference will be given to successful applicants with a Class DZ licence. Applicants are required to obtain a medical note from their general practitioner, at the applicant’s expense, attesting the applicant is fit to participate in the agility test as part of the recruitment process. Applicants must have excellent communication and problem solving skills along with the ability to learn and perform the various methods and techniques used in firefighting and rescue. 


A mandatory orientation session, during the second or third week in September, will be provided to applicants to review the requirements, the competition, the auxiliary process, and the selection process to become a Volunteer Firefighter. An email will be sent to applicants following submission of application.


Please visit for a detailed job description and a map of the response areas for Station 1, 2 and 3.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume along with copies of any education, experience and training relevant to the position no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to:


Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O 2001, and will be used only for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment.


Volunteer Firefighter Job Description and Zoning Map - July 2019.pdf