Oakville Fire Recruitment

To determine if a career in firefighting is right for you, please review the Job Profile and Responsibilities page.

Oakville recruitment

The Town of Oakville is currently accepting applications for Probationary Fire Fighter. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019.

Please note the town will be participating in the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) Candidate Testing Program. Please visit the OFAI website for additional information on the program. If you have any questions regarding the Candidate Testing Program or to schedule a testing date, please contact OFAI directly at 905-426-6756 or info@ofai.ca.

Applications for Probationary Fire Fighter will only be accepted online.

We ask that you do not call the Human Resources or Fire departments directly.  Please direct any questions via email to firerecruit@oakville.ca.

Working for the Oakville Fire department

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.