Please note: The Yukon government has moved to a new e-recruitment system for online job applications. Job seekers can now apply for jobs by creating an online profile and submitting their resume electronically.
Visit the Yukon Government Job Site for more information.
E-Recruitment drop-in sessions (for Yukon government employees)
January 6, 2012 - Notice: Type 1 Fitness Standards for Wildland Firefighters
In 2012 Yukon’s Wildland Fire Management along with all other Wildfire Agencies across the country are adopting the new Physical Fitness Standards for Type 1 - Wildland Fire Fighters (WFX-FIT). Wildland firefighters will be required to perform and maintain a new WFX – FIT .
Fighting wildfires is an exciting and demanding career, firefighters must demonstrate annually they are able to achieve the National Exchange Performance Standard. The WFX-FIT standard is considered a Bonifide test which emulates the physical effort required to perform tasks associated with wildland firefighting across Canada.
For those interested in training for the WFX-FIT test: WFX-FIT Fitness Training Manual
WFX-FIT Supplemental Video:
Visit the CIFFC for more info on the WFX-FIT test:
For specific questions regarding employment with Yukon Wildland Fire Management call 456-3964.