Become a Part-Time Firefighter

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The Huntsville/Lake of Bay Fire Department recruits firefighters annually. The department hosted an online information session on January 28, 2021, for individuals interested in becoming a part-time firefighter prior to the recruitment opening Feb 1, 2021. This was a great opportunity to hear from the crew on what it's like to be a firefighter and have questions answered.

Apply to become a part-time firefighter

Applications open on February 1, 2021.

Full details about qualifications and requirements available on huntsville.ca.




The Huntsville/Lake of Bay Fire Department recruits firefighters annually. The department hosted an online information session on January 28, 2021, for individuals interested in becoming a part-time firefighter prior to the recruitment opening Feb 1, 2021. This was a great opportunity to hear from the crew on what it's like to be a firefighter and have questions answered.

Apply to become a part-time firefighter

Applications open on February 1, 2021.

Full details about qualifications and requirements available on huntsville.ca.




Thank you for asking questions. Other questions will be attended to during the information session.

Please ask all of your questions here. We will answer as many as possible during the information session on January 28th.

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    What are some skills and characteristics that have proven to succeed within Huntsville/lake of bays Fire?

    D.morrison asked about 1 month ago

    Characteristics that are good to have: common sense, be a team player, work ethic, available to respond, fit and dependable.

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    Is previous fire training and/or testing required before participation?

    Acumber asked about 1 month ago

    Hi @acumber, no previous fire training is necessary. 

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    How close to a fire station do you have to live to join?

    drewhampel asked about 1 month ago

    The distance to a fire hall is a consideration but there is no set boundary.