The Georgian Bay Fire Department serves our community when help is needed the most. Our Fire Department has three fire stations located in Honey Harbour, Port Severn and MacTier with over 45 volunteer firefighters. Volunteer firefighters receive monetary compensation for training sessions and response to emergency calls. 

View our most recent Recruitment Orientation Guide for more information.

Selection process

Do you have what it takes? Consider joining our team!

Application

Complete the application form in the Recruitment Orientation Guide and drop it off at the municipal office.

Attend the information session

The information session provides an overview of fire services and outlines training and job performance expectations. There are two sessions in 2018:

  1. October 1 at 7 p.m. at Tiny Township Fire Station 2 (817 County Road 6 South, Wyevale)
  2. October 13 at 9 a.m. at Midland Fire Department (550 Bayshore Drive, Midland)

Written examination

A general knowledge exam tests verbal comprehension, reading skills, mathematics as well as other general skills. A minimum of 70% on the exam is required to pass.

Physical and medical assessment

Physical testing assesses your performance in various job-related tasks needed while firefighting. Only selected applicants who provide a satisfactory Medical Examination Report, Consent Waiver and Release Form will have the opportunity to participate in physical testing.

Interview

The Fire Chief, with assistance from other staff members, will interview you as part of the selection process. You may be asked to bring additional documentation or proof of your credentials.

We thank every applicant for their desire to help protect the community.

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