Become a Fire Fighter

The Maple Ridge Fire Department is a composite fire department that employs paid-on-call and career fire fighters. All of our fire fighters are trained to be first-line, first responders for the City of Maple Ridge.

Every year, the Maple Ridge Fire Department hires paid-on-call fire fighters. The recruitment and training process is very in-depth to ensure that the successful candidates have all of the skills, knowledge and abilities to be considered for career fire fighter positions when they are posted.

Paid-On-Call Fire Fighters


As a paid-on-call fire fighter you will be called to:
  • be part of the suppression team fighting structure and vehicle fires
  • provide auto extrication at motor vehicle accidents
  • provide medical assistance to the citizens of Maple Ridge along with the British Columbia ambulance service
  • hazardous material responses
  • utilities emergencies
  • public education and relations
  • wildfire protection
  • continuous training

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