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Job Details: Part-Time Firefighter

Job Details
Open Date Nov 05 2021 - 04:07:00 PM Close Date Dec 03 2021 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Part-Time Firefighter Posting Type Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Hours per Week
Department Fire Openings 8
Education High School Diploma    
Location Various Town Locations
Union Position No


Position Summary:

The Town of Milton’s Fire Department is accepting applications for part-time Firefighter positions.  This position is responsible for responding to emergency incidents and performing firefighting duties as assigned. Please note, candidates must be available to work variable hours on an on-call basis.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Be available to respond to emergency incidents of varying origins and magnitude in order to provide assistance in the saving, protection and preservation of lives, property and the environment
  • Perform necessary fire ground operations including confining, controlling and extinguishment of fires; search, rescue and evacuation of individuals; ventilation; protecting exposures; salvage and overhaul of a structure and its contexts so that lives are protected and property loss is minimized
  • Perform a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and reduce further injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, high level rescue; confined space, ice and water rescue, industrial accidents, etc.
  • Provide emergency medical care including patient assessments, obtaining vital signs, first-aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, preparing patient for transport and assisting paramedics as required
  • Attend weekly station training and other training as required
  • Maintain fire station and firefighting equipment
  • Attend, participate and deliver fire prevention and public education awareness at various community functions and events
  • Drive and operate fire apparatus and support vehicles within the parameters of the Highway Traffic Act
  • Complies with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act 
  • Perform other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives

Qualifications Include:

  • Applicants must be a resident of Milton to apply and work for the Milton Fire Department
  • Secondary School diploma or academic equivalent is required
  • Previous firefighting experience is considered an asset
  • CPR/First Aid/Defibrillation or Emergency Medical Responder certification is considered an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively under stressful situations
  • Applicants must be capable of handling intense and sustained physical activity
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment
  • Successful candidates must undergo a medical examination as a condition of employment
  • Successful candidates must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence Class “G” with a clean driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving habits. A recent driver abstract dated within 30 days will be required for those selected for an interview. Persons with 4 or more demerit points need not apply

Recruit Hourly Rate: $17.58 per hour

* Please note, all expenses incurred as part of the recruit are the responsibility of the applicant.

Due to unforeseen circumstances the information session previously mentioned has been cancelled. If you have any questions about the qualifications listed above or how to become a Milton Firefighter please refer to the Recruitment Guide below or email 


Please find the 2022 Recrutiment Guide attached for more details. 


2022 Recruitment Guide.pdf

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The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received the completed series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine, as recommended by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and having received the final dose at least 14 days before your employment start date.

The candidate will be asked to provide the Town with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. Acceptable proof is a Ministry of Health Dose Administration Receipt (or such other proof of vaccination that the Province of Ontario sanctions). This can be obtained through the Provincial portal

The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Town will be required. 

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.