Brampton Fire and Emergency Services Recruitment

Important Notes from Ontario Fire Administration Inc.

You must have Stages One, Two and Three to apply to Brampton.  The Ontario Fire Administration Inc. does not submit your certificates or application to Brampton.  Each candidate is required to submit their application directly to Brampton with all the necessary requirements as per the requirements in their job posting.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:  OFAI Test Facility is closed on December 21, 2015 and will not reopen until January 6, 2016.  

Questions regarding Brampton's recruitment should be directed to Brampton directly.  Questions and information regarding the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Program and Certificates can be found on this website by clicking on the following links:

To view information on all stages, click on the following links:

Candidate Information - Stage Testing Process

Pre-Assessment Guides - This is a required piece of reading material for all candidates.

To access our Frequently Asked Questions, visit

The City of Brampton is the 9th largest city in Canada and the third-largest in the Greater Toronto Area. Our population is among the most diverse and multicultural in Canada, representing people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 70 different languages.

With a variety of services and programs provided to the residents of Brampton, our employment opportunities are challenging, diverse and rewarding. As an employer, the City of Brampton offers a competitive benefits plan, lucrative pension plan, education and training programs, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunities, open and communicative management style and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.


Under the direction of a Firefighting Captain, you will be responsible for combating fires, performing rescue operations and providing medical assistance in an emergency environment.  You will also handle routine maintenance of firefighting equipment/ department property, public fire safety education and inspect properties and equipment for fire hazards.  Perform other similar and related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma;
  • Graduate of the Pre-Service Fire Fighter Education & Training Program or NFPA 1001 - Fire Fighter I & II Certified;
  • Valid Ontario Class “DZ” Drivers’ license (by the interview stage);
  • Valid and current First Aid and CPR Certificate;
  • Successful completion of the Ontario Fire Administration Candidate Testing Program (Stages One, Two and Three);
  • Meet all employment conditions as required by the City of Brampton.


  • Certified Firefighter or Certified Career Firefighter through the Ontario Fire Marshal (Components 1,2,3 testing) or equivalent;
  • Firefighter experience (volunteer or professional);
  • Fire Technology education;
  • Mechanical training or experience;
  • Medical training (i.e. paramedic, nursing, etc.);
  • Knowledge of firefighting equipment, terminology and practice;
  • Demonstrated community service involvement;
  • Dedication to customer service;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

For further details on job requirements, please visit the City of Brampton Website at:

Transportation costs and the OFAI Candidate Testing Program fees will be the responsibility of the applicant. Candidates must successfully complete all tests.

Applicants meeting all of the above minimum qualifications are required to submit their Resume and answer an on-line screening questionnaire.

Applications must be received by: January 4, 2016.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request. 

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online quoting Job Posting reference # 101790, by January 4, 2016.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Successful candidates are required to bring to the interview: 

1) Resume,

2) First Aid and CPR Certificates,

3) OAFC-CTS Test Certificate(s) and

4) Proof of Education (original official transcripts or original Diploma or Degree).


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