Become a Part-Time Firefighter

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two firefighters water hosing a blaze

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.




CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago

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