Become a Paid-on-Call Firefighter

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

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 safe when conducting these important and dangerous activities.

Paid-On-Call Firefighters

As a paid-on-call firefighter 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 in support of the British Columbia Emergency Health service
  • provide hazardous material responses
  • respond to utilities emergencies
  • provide public education and relations
  • provide community wildfire protection
  • complete written and hands-on continuous training

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum paid-on-call qualifications required at the time of your application:

All Applicants:

  • Must complete the online application.
    • Applications must include a criminal and vulnerable sector check. 
    • A medical note to participate in a fitness test / skills test.

 Applicants with an NFPA 1001 Certification:

  • You can upload your certification documents in the online application process.

Process & Application