Probationary Firefighter – Elliot Lake (ON) – 2024

NewJobIcon Probationary Firefighter - Elliot Lake (ON) - 2024
City of Elliot Lake
March 19, 2024
Elliot Lake, Canada
Job Type
April 22, 2024
As per the Collective Agreement
Work Hours
Shift Work


The City of Elliot Lake is looking for new Probationary Firefighters to join the Elliot Lake Fire Service. Working in an Incident Command System, the Firefighter’s role is to protect life and property through firefighting, emergency medical and other types of emergency response, often performed under conditions that require strenuous physical exertion. Firefighters are also expected to provide excellent customer service while supporting all 3 lines of defense - Public Education, Fire Safety Standards and Enforcement, and Emergency Response.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Be legally eligible to work in
  2. Be at least 18 years of
  3. Be physically fit and mentally able to carry out the duties of a
  4. Have successfully completed at least four years of secondary education or its
  5. Be able to meet colour vision and visual field
  6. Never have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been
  7. Be prepared to undergo a thorough interview, a firefighter knowledge test and medical pre- employment testing as set out by the Elliot Lake Fire
  8. Have a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and a good driving record, Class “DZ”
  9. Be qualified in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and John’s Ambulance First Aid prior to any offer of employment being made.
  10. Pass the York University Occupation Specific Fitness and Selected Health
  11. Be currently employed as a Volunteer Firefighter or Career


Please note: the costs of ALL required documentation, testing and medicals are solely the responsibility of the applicant.

Additional Information

The Elliot Lake Fire Service sets high standards for all its members and places emphasis on training, versatility and teamwork to meet the demands placed on them by the community. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including pension.

Firefighter recruitment processes often attract a high volume of applicants. We regret that the City is unable to respond to individual inquiries during or after the recruitment process. Please do not call the City, Human Resources or the Fire department. If you do have an inquiry, please email the Elliot Lake Human Resources Department at [email protected]

We thank all applicants who apply, however only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please provide a cover letter, resume and supporting documentation no later than 4:00pm on April 22, 2024 to:

Email: [email protected] Subject Line: Application ELFS

Note: Submissions will only be accepted electronically. The City will not accept applications delivered in person or by mail.

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