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Is wildland firefighting for you?

Do you:

  • have an active and dynamic lifestyle?
  • love working outdoors?
  • enjoy a rewarding and diverse profession?
  • thrive on variety in the workplace?
  • enjoy being physically fit and physically?

If so, Wildland firefighting may be for you!

The video below is of the required fitness test all wildland firefighters must past in order to be considered for employment with Wildland Fire Management:

That's not all it takes, wildland firefighters spend the majority of their time in the outdoors. Wildfires can burn anywhere that fuel is present, so they can be sent out to very remote, beautiful areas of the territory and even throughout Canada.

In addition to fighting fire, Wildland Fire Management firefighters may also provide assistants in response to natural disasters such as flooding.