Toronto Fire Services

Careers with Toronto Fire Services

This website is intended as a support resource for those seeking information about a career with Toronto Fire Services. Toronto Fire Services has three entry-level fire fighting positions: Operations Firefighter, Calltaker/Dispatcher and Fire Prevention Inspector. Please use the links to learn about these careers.  

Toronto Fire Services uses an on-going application process for submitting applications to each of these career entries. 

We encourage you to assess your readiness to compete for any of our three entry level positions by fully reviewing the information posted on this website.

You must pass each stage of the application and selection process to be eligible for final consideration.  The Selection process includes, but is not limited to, Physical, Medical and  Background Checks ---  you will be required to provide a current Police Reference Check as a condition of employment.

Attend a Career Information Session for information about the recruitment and selection process to the entry level positions.  Continue to check the web calendar for updates.


Need help researching NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I & II training institutions?  Visit our Candidate Resources section for a current listing - Firefighter Training and Education


First Class salaries for Operations Firefighter, Calltaker/Dispatcher and Fire Prevention Inspector is $90,623 (January 1, 2014)


Follow this link to the Operations Firefighter Application     The application link is currently closed and will re-open in Spring 2015

Toronto Fire Services will select from applications received prior to January 31, 2015 to fill vacancies through to December 31, 2015.

Information Updates


Career Awareness Program

Aptitude Testing

Toronto Fire Services Career Awareness Program – Aptitude Testing