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.

Recruitment Process and Important Dates

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

 Stage 1 - Recruitment Information Sessions

July 25th, 2023, at 7:00pm, Georgian Bay Twp. Station 3, 14 Bressette Rd, Port Severn 

  • See page 11 for details

Stage 2 - Application Submission

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

  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2023 at 4:00 PM
  • See page 11 for details and requirements.
  • Selected applicants will proceed to Stage 3.

Stage 3 - Job Specific Physical Testing

*A completed, signed Medical Examination Report must be submitted before physical testing*

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.

  • August 19, 2023 at 8:00 a.m., Township of Georgian Bay, State 3, 14 Bressette Road, Port Severn.

  • See page 12 for details and requirements. 

  • Selected applicants will proceed to stage 4.

 Stage 4 - 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.

  • August 21 to August 25, 2023.
  • Specific date, times and location to be confirmed.
  • See page 13 for details.
  • Selected applicants may be offered a volunteer firefighter position. 


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

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