Are you interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter with the Township of Severn? We recruit volunteer firefighters every year in the fall months.


We're not currently accepting applications for volunteer firefighters.

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

Agility testing

We may ask you to take an agility test. You'll need to provide the following documents before taking the test:

  • certificate of medical fitness from a doctor
  • three-year driver's record
  • criminal record and vulnerable sector check (issued within the last 12 months)
  • proof of COVID-19 vaccination