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Volunteer with the Burlington Fire Department; Applications open till March 16

The City of Burlington Fire Department will be accepting volunteer applications online from the public from March 1 to 16, 2018.

All applicants must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • pass a health and medical evaluation, and fitness assessment
  • have a permanent residence within six minutes travel time to Station No. 5 at 2241 Kilbride St. or reside in Burlington within 20 minutes of Station No. 1 at 1255 Fairview St.

For more information and the online application form, please visit and

The application period opens March 1 and closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 16, 2018.

The Burlington Fire Department consists of both professional and volunteer firefighters. New recruits will be assigned to Fire Headquarters, Station No. 1 or Fire Station No. 5, based on where the applicant lives. The Kilbride station covers the rural areas of Burlington, mostly north of No. 2 Sideroad.


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