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Firefighter Recruitment

Firefighter with "Essex Needs You"

In October 2018, the Town of Essex launched its Firefighter Recruitment Campaign. The campaign aims to educate residents with all the information they need to know about the process and job requirements of being a volunteer firefighter.

Click the links below for more information about firefighting with Essex Fire and Rescue Services.

Fact Sheet

Check out the So You Want To Be A Firefighter Fact Sheet for all you need to know about what it takes to be a Volunteer Firefighter.

Application Details

Individuals interested in applying for a job with Essex Fire and Rescue Services can fill out the Online Application Form.

Alternatively, to receive a print version of the form, please contact Town of Essex Manager, Human Resources at the link on the right. See the link below for a job description.

Printed applications can be emailed to hr[at]essex.ca or dropped off at:

  • Essex Town Hall
    Attn: HR Manager
    33 Talbot Street South, Essex Centre 
    N8M 1A8

Open Houses

Join members of Essex Fire and Rescue Services for two Firefighter Recruitment Open Houses.

  • Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 to 8pm
    Shaheen Room, Essex Centre Sports Complex
    60 Fairview Avenue W, Essex Centre
  • Wednesday, October 24 6:30 to 8pm
    Community Room, Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre
    243 McAffee Street, Harrow Centre

Job Description

Essex Fire and Rescue Services Volunteer Firefighter Job Description