Employment & Volunteer Opportunities
Paid on Call Firefighters
Firefighting is a challenging and rewarding career. The Mission Fire Rescue Service is dedicated to providing quality fire prevention, education, suppression, and emergency services to the citizens of Mission. If you live within the boundaries of the District of Mission and are interested in becoming a member of a dynamic and exciting team, we encourage you to consider joining Mission Fire Rescue Services. The Mission Fire Rescue Service accepts applications for Paid on Call Firefighting positions from January to September each year and reviews applications in the fall, at which time you will be invited to attend an Information Session. * Due to COVID-19, the Fall 2020 hiring process has been postponed. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and held until recruiting reopens. *
Please mail or drop off your completed application to Fire Station No. 1 located at 33330 – 7th Avenue, Mission, BC, V2V 2E3 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
• 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 Coordinator 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. Students will certify through the Justice Institute of BC Fire & Safety Division to the Basic Firefighter Certificate Program. 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.