To determine if a career in firefighting is right for you, please review the Job Profile and Responsibilities page.
The Town of Oakville posting for Probationary Fire Fighter has now closed.
Please note the town participates 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 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.