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 Firefighter positions: Operations Firefighter, Calltaker/Dispatcher and Fire Prevention Inspector / Public Educator. Please use the appropriate links to learn about each career.  

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

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 and Medical assessments, 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)


Operations Firefighter   Application closed.

Fire Prevention:  Inspector / Public Educator.  Application closed

Communications:  Calltaker / Dispatcher.   Application Closed


TalentFlow "Help" Page

If you experience any technical difficulties during the registration/application process please contact TalentFlow Support (Brainhunter Systems Ltd.) at 1-877-223-1833 or email, Monday to€“ Friday. For all other inquiries contact City of Toronto HR staff at

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), the provision of accessible formats and communication supports for persons with disabilities is available upon request. If you encounter a problem registering or applying on line, please call 416-392-8665 (accessibility issues only) or email for assistance.

Information Updates


Career Awareness Program

Aptitude Testing

Toronto Fire Services Career Awareness Program – Aptitude Testing