Firefighter Recruitment

Will You Answer The Call?

Our paid on-call firefighters receive an hourly wage for any emergency call they respond to. We are looking for people who are positive, team oriented and enjoy physically demanding work.

Interested in a full-time opportunity? View our careers page.


Call 780-939-8400 or email Protective Services.

What We Expect of Candidates

  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • You must be able to handle physically demanding – but rewarding – work
  • You must have a positive and team-oriented personality
  • You must commit to three hours of weekly training/practice nights and a minimum of one Saturday per month
  • No previous experience is necessary

What We Offer

  • Sturgeon County provides all safety equipment.
  • We provide the opportunity for you to contribute to the safety of your community.
  • We provide professional NFPA 1001 certified firefighting education, which is transferable anywhere in North America.
  • We provide additional benefits such as WCB and life insurance coverage.

Paid On-Call Firefighter Application

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Mailing Address – if different from above

Do you work within 10 km of a Sturgeon County Fire Hall (Bon Accord, Calahoo, Legal, Namao and Redwater?

Do you have previous experience as a firefighter?

Employer References

Personal References

Max. file size: 21 MB.

Please include a copy of the following documents: RCMP Release of Results of Vulnerable Sector Check, Alberta Driver’s Abstract
(Summary of Driving Record, Doctor’s Letter) All three forms need to be provided when submitting your application.