While the town remains in Stage 3, some town recreation programs are temporarily paused in response to an increase of COVID-19 cases in Halton. Provincial orders remain in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines.
To determine if a career in firefighting is right for you, please review the Job Profile and Responsibilities page.
The Town of Oakville's posting for Probationary Fire Fighter is now closed. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
We ask candidates to not call the Human Resources or Fire department directly. Please direct any questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Oakville, firefighters work on a rotating 24-hour shift schedule, including weekends and holidays. This is not a 9-to-5 job. Successful candidates are expected to rotate between stations and platoons at the discretion of fire management throughout their career with the Oakville Fire department.
Our firefighters are members of the Oakville Professional Firefighters’ Association.