Firefighter Recruitment

Four firefighters posing alongside a fire truck.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Prince George Firefighter Recruitment.

Recruitment Process and Qualifications

Work Environment

Prince George Fire Rescue Service attends to fires, medical emergencies, vehicle crashes, river and wilderness emergencies, and all rescue situations. Four fire halls in Prince George are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A career with the Service provides members with ongoing education in the latest firefighting, fire prevention, medical response, and search and rescue techniques. The Service is also active in the local community through fire and life safety education and fundraising. 

Firefighters work an eight-day schedule and average 42 hours a week. The schedule includes two-day shifts of 10 hours and two-night shifts of 14 hours followed by four days off.

Firefighters serve on teams specializing in:

  • Vehicle extraction
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Swift water and ice rescue
  • High angle rope and confined space rescue

Questions and Answers