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Ottawa Fire Services accepting applications for the 2018 firefighter recruitment campaign

May 14, 2018
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2018 Firefighter Recruitment Campaign

Is firefighting a career that you want to passionately pursue?  Is Ottawa Fire Services an organization you aspire to be a part of?   Applications are now open and they will be available to interested candidates until Friday, June 15. Caring, courage and self-motivation to serve and protect the lives of our community are the important attributes that bring candidates from diverse backgrounds and talents to want to work with Ottawa Fire Services.

Firefighting is a challenging, exciting and rewarding career choice.  To be a successful firefighter, the candidate must possess:

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Physical, mental, emotional health
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Compassion
  • Ability to work as team member
  • Tolerance
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic

Applications for the 2018 Firefighter Recruitment Campaign are accepted online at The final date for submission is Friday, June 15, 2018.


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