Learn More about Becoming a Volunteer Firefighter in Greater Sudbury

Jun 21, 2019

Greater Sudbury Fire Services is now recruiting volunteer firefighters for 19 stations across the community.

Volunteer firefighters play an important role in keeping our community safe. Becoming a volunteer firefighter is both rewarding and challenging. It’s a great way to learn new skills, give back to your community and make extra income.

Those interested in learning more about the recruitment process are invited to attend an information session on Wednesday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 102 at the Lionel E. Lalonde Centre in Azilda. A formal presentation will take place beginning at 6:30 p.m. Members of the
Fire Service will then be available to answer questions and help with applications.   

The recruitment process includes an application, physical testing, interview and medical testing.

Volunteer stations are found in the communities of Lively, Whitefish, Beaver Lake, Azilda, Chelmsford, Dowling, Vermillion Lake, Levack, Val Caron, Val Therese Hanmer, Capreol, Garson, Falconbridge, Skead, Coniston, Wahnapitae and Red Deer Lake. The City currently employs 245 active volunteer firefighters.

More information about volunteer firefighting in Greater Sudbury is available at www.greatersudbury.ca/fire.