How do I become a firefighter in Surrey?

How do I become a firefighter in Surrey?

Required Qualifications

  1. Legal entitlement to work in Canada.
  2. 19 years of age.
  3. High School graduation.
  4. Strong English language skills.
  5. Successful completion an IFSAC certified NFPA 1001 Level 2 program.
  6. First Responder Level 3 or Occupational First Aid Level 3 certification.

Is the fire service recruiting?

We’re not currently recruiting for new firefighters, but you can: Take some time to read our webpages about becoming a firefighter.

How many firefighters does Surrey have?

Surrey Fire Service is made up of more than 400 exceptional individuals who are driven, innovative and resilient.

How do I get in shape for the fire academy?

Leading up to the academy, you should be running everyday as well as able to complete 20 pushups, 50 situps and 10 pullups without becoming winded. You will be tired when you complete your PT, but you’ll also need to be ready to study. The classroom portions of fire academy will require a great deal of study.

Do you have to pay for fire trucks?

Most fire departments do not charge you to respond to an emergency. Fire Departments are usually funded by tax revenue. There are exceptions to this, such as fire department ambulance transport, and private Fire Departments, that do charge.

What’s the difference between firefighter 1 and 2?

The Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 Certifications use job performance requirements to measure the knowledge and skills needed as a firefighter. The Firefighter 1 Certificate covers basic fire service qualifications, while the Firefighter 2 Certificate involves more specialized areas and command.

What do firefighters do for the city of Surrey?

We also focus on safety, customer service and public education. Our firefighters are highly skilled, efficient team players. We are mature, well-educated, and diverse, bringing unique strengths and experiences to the Surrey Fire Service.

What’s the best way to recruit a volunteer firefighter?

Use the FREE Recruitment Resources from the NVFC The National Volunteer Fire Council’s Make Me a Firefighter program is a great resource for U.S.-based volunteer fire and EMS departments to get a slew of free resources and marketing for recruitment efforts.

What’s the best way to recruit for a firehouse?

Provide easy access for prospective recruits and internal R&R team members to a centralized recruitment calendar. Easily share recruitment workflow with multiple people in and out of the firehouse – less paper, more efficient time. Track your recruitment marketing efforts to get the best return on your budget.

What kind of job does a firefighter do?

We are committed to serving and providing fire protection and other critical emergency and non-emergency services to our growing community. We also focus on safety, customer service and public education. Our firefighters are highly skilled, efficient team players.