Become a Firefighter

EMERGENCY 9-1-1

Office:  780-623-6774

fireservices@laclabichecounty.com

Lac La Biche County Fire Rescue (LLBCFR) service is a diverse department with a dynamic team serving the community through a variety of roles. We know that we have a position that will fit your interest and commitment level.

All our positions are paid-on-call (POC). This means that our members are paid for the time they serve. Whether they are responding to an emergency incident, training, or delivering a public education tour of a fire station they are paid for their time. Unlike a part-time or full-time position, a POC position is on an as need basis.


March 2022 Training Intake

Train for safety! Train for success! We are currently accepting applications for the March 2022 training class intake and are looking for new people to join our family of dedicated team members. Casual paid-on-call firefighters operate in five districts, with Stations located in Hylo, Lac La Biche, Owl River, Plamondon and Rich Lake. Become part of a dynamic team of local men and women keeping our communities safe!


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Please consult the menu below to see how you can become part of the team:

Lac La Biche County Fire Rescue (LBCFR) Paid On Call (POC) cadets are non-operational members who work out of one of our five stations located in the communities of Hylo, Lac La Biche, Owl River, Plamondon, and Rich Lake. Our cadets perform the same duties as the operational firefighters except for responding to emergency incidents. All cadets are required to attend the same minimum number of training sessions every year as our POC firefighters.

New cadets must first complete 60+ hours of basic training in one of our bi-annual recruit training programs before training with their station. Recruits receive training in the knowledge and skills required to perform all job duties as part of the LLBCFR base level of service.

A limited number of positions are available annually, so all interested applicants are encouraged to apply early if they meet the minimum requirements:

  • Between the ages 15 and 17.

  • Medical Clearance by a doctor.

  • Successfully complete the LLBCFR physical fitness test.

  • Possession of a valid Alberta Driver's license and satisfactory driving record (less than 6 demerits) is considered an asset (Class 7 or GDL).

  • Clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening.

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Lac La Biche County Fire Rescue (LLBCFR) Paid On Call (POC) support workers are non-operational members who operate out of headquarters and support front line emergency operations and all non-emergency operations.  All support workers are required to attend basic job orientation training.

Support workers assist behind the scenes, ensuring our operational firefighters have the resources required to perform their jobs.  Support workers also assist with delivery of public education programming, and firefighter training.  All support members are required to assist with a minimum number of events a year.

A limited number of positions are available annually, so all interested applicants are encouraged to apply early if they meet the minimum requirements.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Medical Clearance by a doctor.

  • Possession of a valid Alberta Driver's license and satisfactory driving record (less than 6 demerits). Q endorsement an asset.

  • Clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening.

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Lac La Biche County Fire Rescue (LLBCFR) Paid On Call (POC) firefighters work out of one of our five stations located in the communities of Hylo, Lac La Biche, Owl River, Plamondon, and Rich Lake. Our firefighters are alerted to emergencies and those who are available, respond to their fire station to get dressed in protective gear and then into our emergency vehicles. All firefighters are required to attend a minimum number of training sessions and emergency incidents every year.

New firefighters must first complete 60+ hours of basic training in one of our bi-annual recruit training programs before training or responding to incidents with their station.  Recruits receive training in the knowledge and skills required to perform all job duties as part of the LLBCFR base level of service.

A limited number of positions are available annually, so all interested applicants are encouraged to apply early if they meet the minimum requirements.

  • At least 18 years of age. (Applicants between age 15 and 17 may apply as a firefighter cadet.)

  • Medical Clearance by a doctor.

  • Successfully complete the LLBCFR physical fitness test.

  • Possession of a valid Alberta Driver's license and satisfactory driving record (less than 6 demerits). Q endorsement an asset.

  • Clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening.

APPLY NOW