Firefighter Recruitment

The City of Coquitlam’s Firefighter Recruitment for 2020 has now closed.

We thank all interested candidates for their application and interest in working​for Coquitlam Fire/Rescue. Due to the volume of applications, only those shortlisted to the next phase will be contacted.

Prospective Coquitlam Firefighter candidates must complete a VO2 max test at the Fortius Sport and Health Centre prior to the Application Phase of the recruitment.

To ensure your preferred testing appointment, please contact Fortius at 604-292-2503 or ​fortius.​ no later than Friday, July 19, 2019. During this period Coquitlam Fire/Rescue applicants will be given priority booking consideration for testing and will be scheduled between now and Sept. 6, 2019.

Following the July 19 cut-off, Fortius will accept bookings on a first-come, first-served basis subject to appointment availability. Those leaving their appointment booking to the last minute may not be able to secure their preferred appointment time or date.

All applicants will be required to pay the $135 testing fee.

The Application Process will begin in September 2019 and hosted on the City of Coquitlam hiring portal.

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  • Before You Apply – Minimum & Preferred Qualifications

  • When You Apply

  • Recruitment Process Timeline

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Junior Firefighter Program

Contact Us

City of Coquitlam
Human Resources Division,
Coquitlam City Hall, 2nd Floor,
3000 Guildford Way
Coquitlam, B.C.   V3B 7N2 

General inquiries by email:
Phone: 604-927-3070