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Career Opportunities

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Career Firefighter positions

The 2016/2017 hiring process is now open. We will be accepting applications from November 9, 2016 until December 2, 2016. Please refer to the 2016/2017 hiring process webpage for the latest information.

You are required to read the Firefighter Application Manual  (updated November 9, 2016) prior to submitting your application.

Fire Radio Operator Positions (part-time)

There are no Radio Operator openings at this time. Please check the Careers section for current opportunities.

The Surrey Fire Service maintains one of the largest Fire Dispatch Centers in British Columbia, servicing 34 communities and initiating a projected 60,000 incidents annually. Radio Operators are responsible for receiving and transmitting all fire related emergency, rescue and medical communications as well as after-hours public works for the City and its clients.

Learn more about the Part-Time Radio Dispatcher position. The testing for a Dispatch position is extremely rigorous. See an example of the testing.