Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment

NOTICE: We are accepting applications for people working or living in the Arden and Mountain Grove Fire Station areas. We are also accepting applications for those available to respond to emergencies during weekdays; or if a shift worker, who is available to respond during some weekdays for Sharbot Lake and Parham Fire Station areas.

The Township of Central Frontenac welcomes applications for volunteer firefighters.

Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • All applicants must be 18 years or older at time of application.
  • All applicants must have a valid G Ontario driver's license at time of application.
  • All applicants must live or work in an area served by our fire stations.
  • We may ask for additional qualifications within the application form.
 How to Apply
 Central Frontenac Volunteer Firefighter Profile

Summary of Duties

  • Responsible for all fire suppression duties necessary to save lives and property. Combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions
  • Provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury from any cause.
  • Provide service assistance to: police, paramedics and the public.
  • Responsible for station maintenance and upkeep of firefighting equipment and fire department property.
  • Responsible for upgrading and maintaining skills/knowledge and physical requirements to current standards.
  • Perform duties in fire prevention, public education as assigned.

Work Performance

  • Fire Emergency
  • Responds to emergency calls.
  • Drives and/or operates any vehicle or equipment as assigned.
  • Performs a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and lessen severity of injuries.
  • Lays and connects hose; holds nozzles and directs high pressure water streams, raises; climbs and works from ladders and uses or operates all equipment associated with controlling and putting out fires or other incidents.
  • Wears air mask and full protective clothing while working in noxious and/or smoke filled environments.
  • Ventilates buildings or areas to release heat, smoke or fumes.
  • Places covers to protect property and prevent water damage.
  • Performs overhaul operations in order to ensure that the fire has been completely extinguished.

Medical Emergency

  • Drives, checks safety of immediate area, brings required medical equipment.
  • Assesses situation/victim by taking medical history, visual and vital signs.
  • Conducts appropriate intervention, including CPR, other first-aid as required.
  • Assists paramedics - conveys information, lifts and carries patients, etc.
  • Manages crowd/bystanders/victim's relatives, etc.

Other Emergencies

  • Performs a variety of rescue related duties to protect the public and lessen severity of injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, confined space entrapment, water hazards, industrial accidents, incidents involving hazardous materials, etc.
  • Assesses and performs extrication of the victim's in motor vehicle accidents.

Non-Emergency Duties

  • Performs various maintenance duties to apparatus, equipment and department property.
  • Participates in departmental training programs to be proficient, knowledgeable and up to date with equipment and procedures for fire fighting, medical and other emergencies.
  • Participates in public relations projects involving visits, demonstrations, parades, etc. as directed.
  • Assists with on the job training of other firefighters.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Pre-qualification Procedures 

Recruitment Process

CFFR Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Program

Recruitment Brochure

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