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Delta Fire & Emergency Services

Delta Fire

Delta Fire & Emergency Services provides 24-hour emergency response, fire inspection services, public education on fire issues, and emergency planning to Delta’s public, business and community facilities. Delta Fire & Emergency Services consists of the following divisions:

  • Finance, Administration & Training 
  • Operations & Apparatus/Equipment 
  • Protective Services 
  • Emergency Management Office

What We Do

Finance, Administration & Training supplies human resources administration and payroll support for Fire & Emergency Services personnel and supports the Fire Chief, and Delta’s Finance and Human Resources Departments with the annual budget and labour management relations.

Operations & Apparatus/Equipment provides direction, accountability and support to the operations of Delta Fire & Emergency Services, including radio communications and all purchases related to vehicles, equipment and facilities.

Protection Services is responsible for meeting objectives through public education of fire safety and emergency preparedness. This division directs emergency planning and fire prevention, and manages crew inspection of properties in accordance with Delta bylaws and the BC Fire Code, fire investigations, and building pre-planning.

The Emergency Management Office ensures the City is prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. The Office is responsible for organizing emergency preparedness training exercises for City staff, external support agencies, and the public, while supporting and promoting volunteer-based emergency management programs and initiatives. The Office also prepares local businesses for continuity and recovery in the event of an emergency, and works with Delta School District to ensure students are prepared.

Firefighter Recruitment

The City of Delta is not accepting applications for the position of firefighter at this time. Candidates moving forward in our 2021 recruitment process have been notified.

Please download and print the current (Firefighter Application Manual) for detailed information on the recruitment process and requirements.

Firefighter Application Manual

Firefighting High Angle Rescue Training

This manual provides a step-by-step guide through the recruitment process and will help you avoid mistakes that may affect your application.

It is your responsibility to understand and fully meet the Required Qualifications before you begin your online application submission.

For questions, please call 604-946-3246 or email us.

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