Firefighting is a very rewarding, challenging, exciting and fulfilling career. The recruitment process is competitive, multi-stepped and extensive. It is the applicants' responsibility to address all the requirements, meet deadlines, and be available to attend scheduled assessment dates. Candidates who move successfully through all stages of the recruitment process are placed on an eligibility list for consideration to be hired as a Firefighter.

Details and dates will be updated and may be subject to change:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Possess a valid, class 5 Alberta Driver's license (class 3 or higher and air brake endorsement is considered an asset)
  • Driver's abstract with 7 or less demerits
  • Hiring is dependent upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector check, satisfactory to the Town of Morinville
  • Good physical fitness is required - Evaluated at Fitness test stages
  • Must reside within Morinville Town limits
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely under stressful conditions


  • Motivated with well-developed interpersonal and team skills
  • Ability to effectively operate under the realities of emergency situations
  • Strong work ethic
  • Community-minded

Applications will be accepted from Feb 1-28, 2018 via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or may be dropped off at the "Don Found Fire Station" at: 10021 – 100 Street, Morinville AB

Physical Fitness Test: Physicals will be scheduled between March 5-9, 2018 |  Click here for more information.

Interview Stage: If candidates makes it through the Physical stage, interviews will be scheduled between Mar. 12-16 , 2018. Interviews will be conducted by representatives from Morinville Fire Services. 

Additional Steps and Assessments
Morinville Fire Services determines the number of applicants based on staffing requirements. 

The following steps will then be implemented:
• Reference Checks
• Documentation
• Fitting of Station Wear, Uniform & PPE
• Orientation
• Communications
• Recruit Class training sessions
• 6 Month Probation
      -3 month progress evaluation
      -6 month General vote

Please click here for an application form

Firefighter Applicant Physical Evaluation Information Package

  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting the appropriate career opportunity, by the indicated closing date.
  • We would like to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Note: Applications received for past competitions may be used to fill other current or future vacancies.