Become A Firefighter
Medical Requirements to become a Firefighter in Ontario
In order to be eligible for consideration for employment in a municipal fire department within the Ontario fire service, you are required to:
- Normal vision in each eye without corrective lens ***
- Normal colour vision
- Normal unaided hearing
***Municipal fire departments that are partners with OFAI’s Canadidate Testing Service require candidates to meet NFPA 1582 vision standard. Other municipal fire departments set their own hiring criteria.