City of Brampton-Firefighter

Important Notes from Ontario Fire Administration Inc.

You must have valid certificates for stages one, two and three to apply to the City of 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 the City of Brampton with all the necessary requirements as per the instructions in their job posting.  Their job posting can be found at

Questions regarding the recruitment process should be directed to Brampton directly.  Questions and information regarding the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Program and certificates can be found on our website by clicking 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 (FAQ), 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 at the time of application (and throughout the entire recruitment duration);
  • 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.
** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
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
Applications must be received by: October 11, 2016. Alternate formats will be provided upon request. 
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online and answer an on-line screening questionnaire, quoting Job Posting reference #102237, by October 11, 2016.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for the next steps will be contacted. 
** Successful candidates moving to the next steps will be required to attend a mandatory Recruitment Fair on OCTOBER 29, 2016. Details will be provided should you move forward in the process.
TO APPLY: Please apply quoting the file number 102237 by October 11, 2016 at: or via and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.
The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 
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