Firefighter Recruitment

Considering a career as a firefighter?

Fire and EMS services from Strathcona County and City of Spruce Grove have joined efforts and will conduct a regional recruit in September 2020. Qualified candidates interested in working for a fully integrated fire and EMS service will have the opportunity to submit their resume during the active recruit.

The joint recruit competition opens September 2020. Resumes will only be accepted during this time. The joint recruit includes Strathcona County and City of Spruce Grove. Applications for the recruit will only be accepted via on-line applications. No paper applications will be accepted.

A career with a fully integrated fire and emergency medical service (EMS) service is exciting, fulfilling, diverse and challenging. We are ready to respond to any emergency 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Dedicated teams of emergency services professionals (from Strathcona County and City of Spruce Grove) save lives and protect property by responding quickly and effectively. If you thrive on teamwork, want to help those in need, and have a desire to contribute to your community, consider applying today. Complete a self-evaluation questionnaire.

Things to consider before applying

Before you submit your firefighter application, take the time to learn all you can about the job and requirements. Familiarize yourself with the job tasks and the different steps in the selection process. Do your homework; better to be over prepared than unprepared.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the following minimum qualifications on the date you submit your application.

One of the following is required:

In addition to one of the qualifications listed above, you must meet the following mandatory conditions of employment:

The following qualifications are preferred, but not mandatory:

Please refer to the list of pre-existing medical conditions which would be considered disqualifying.

Recruitment Timelines

This process ususally takes six months to complete with the following steps:

Please note that all dates are subject to change.

How do I apply?

Visit to submit your application.


If you have any questions about firefighter recruitment please read our FAQs . If you have any other questions about the recruitment process, please contact:

City of Spruce Grove
Cindy Moretti - HR Business Partner for Protective Services