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The Abbotsford Fire Rescue is now hiring!

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service is currently recruiting five full-time career firefighters. An eligibility list will
also be established to fill vacancies occurring over the next 12 to 24 months.
Do you want to join an organization that is constantly evolving to meet the ongoing economic and social
diversity of a thriving community? A career in firefighting provides both men and women with a challenging and
rewarding experience.
A commitment to maintaining a daily fitness regime and monitoring personal wellness is essential to ensuring
fire fighter safety and longevity. It is important that you have the strength, stamina and the cardiovascular
conditioning required to take on the physical challenges of this career. Ethical behavior and accountability must
be part of your nature. Taking responsibility for and ownership of your actions is vital to success.
A career fire fighter’s main function is to combat, extinguish, and prevent fires to save life and property, fire
fighters also to contribute to the community through:
 Fire and Life Safety Education
 Fire Inspections
 Rescue
 Medical Aid
No previous education or work experience as a firefighter is required. The City of Abbotsford offers a
competitive salary and benefits package.
If you possess the skills, knowledge, experience and drive to be a part of an integral team, complete an online
application form or for more information about becoming a fire fighter within a diverse and growing community
please visit the City of Abbotsford’s website at: www.abbotsford.ca/fire.
We will be accepting online applications (no resumes will be accepted) until January 5, 2015, 12:00pm
(Noon).
The City of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service appreciates all applications; however, only short-listed candidates
will be contacted via email.

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