Are you interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter with the Township of Severn? Firefighting is one of the most diverse and challenging professions known today. It is this diversity that inspires most individuals to enter the service, both as volunteers and career Firefighters. This diversity combined with that your skills may be needed at any time of day, seven days a week, in any kind of weather, and very often under potentially stressful and emotional circumstances, makes your contribution to the profession very personally rewarding.

How to apply

Opportunities are posted on our Job Postings page when available. We thank all applicants that apply but we'll only contact you if you're selected for an interview.  

Minimum qualifications

To become a volunteer firefighter, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • be capable of handling intense and sustained physical effort to complete a variety of tasks
  • be able to speak and read in English
  • be willing to participate in and successfully complete all assigned examinations and tests (i.e., written, oral and physical agility tests)
  • acquire a class D (Z) driver's licence, at your expense, within six months of successfully completing our recruitment course