Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


Paid-on-Call Firefighters

The City of Mission recruits Paid-on-Call Firefighters annually for its Recruit Training Program which generally commences in November.

2022 RECRUITMENT IS NOW CLOSED, however, applications are accepted year-round. If you are a motivated, physically fit individual with a desire to serve your community please consider applying for the 2023 intake.

     Online Paid on Call Firefighter Application Form

     Paid on Call Firefighter Recruit Training Program Booklet

     MFRS Response Area Map


Emergency Support Services Volunteers

ESS volunteers are a dedicated group of people who prepare for and respond to provide short-term disaster relief in the event of fires, floods, earthquakes, or other emergencies.

Our volunteers

Are at least 18 years of age

• Train to be ready to assist the community in the event of a crisis event

• Attend monthly meetings

 • Commit to “on call” day/night shifts each month

 • Volunteer at community events

 • Have opportunities to deploy to assist in other parts of the province during a disaster

 • Make a difference in their community

For more information on being part of our team, email ESS Director Monique Weir or phone 604-820-3788.


Spring Break Youth Fire Academy

Students selected for the Youth Fire Academy will have the opportunity to participate in basic firefighting techniques, auto extrication, certification in CPR, fire extinguisher use, and live fire and physical training.   We are looking for enthusiastic youth who show a willingness to learn and have fun.  If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply through your school.  Participants are selected from the Secondary School Graduation Program and screened by their school and Mission Fire Rescue Service personnel.