The Morinville Fire Department has been proudly serving our community for over 60 years. The men and women of the department have dedicated their time to fulfill the mission statement by using training, technology and commitment in providing an exceptional service to the Town of Morinville and surrounding area. Morinville Fire Department strives to adapt, improvise and overcome the numerous challenges and risks that occur in the community.
The hard working professionals of the department are dedicated first and foremost to protecting the quality of life for the citizens of our community through multi-level emergency response and the protection of life, property and the environment. This is our mission and promise.
A dynamic department that values their past, embraces the present and looks forward to the challenges of the future. The organization is successful due to the team of hard working and talented individuals that work together to prevent fires, protect life and property and provide the best level of service possible to the residents of the Town of Morinville.
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 Paid On-Call 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
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
• Fitting of Station Wear, Uniform & PPE
• Recruit Class training sessions
• 6 Month Probation
o 3 month progress evaluation
o 6 month General vote
Open Fire Pit Permits:
Portable Fire Pits:
Users of portable fire pits must be familiar with and follow the town of Morinville Fire Services Bylaw, in particular but not exclusive of, section 10.1.1 "Are not less than 10 feet (3 meters) from all buildings, property lines and combustible materials and are not located over any underground utilities or under any above group wires or foliage,". Open Fire Pit Permits are required for Portable Fire Pits as well.
The Fire Pit Guidelines provide an example of an acceptable fire pit and may be accessed on line or requested by the Town office.
School Tours, Courses, Alarm Drills and Special Interest Groups
The Morinville Fire Department has always taken a pro-active approach with fire prevention. Our members are actively involved with school tours, courses, alarm drills, and special interest groups. Please call 780-939-4162 for further information.
Emergency calls: 911
Fire Hall: 780-939-4162
Email: Morinville Fire Department
Address: Morinville Fire Department, 10021-100 Avenue, Morinville, Alberta T8R 1R5