Strathcona County Emergency Services is an exciting and diverse integrated department. Over 250 staff proudly wear the uniform, and they are committed to the safety and care of those they serve. 

Staff work in:

  • Suppression/EMS
  • Operations Support
  • Community Safety
  • Fire Prevention and Investigation
  • Emergency Communications
  • Emergency Management
  • Administration

Recruitment periods

Strathcona County accepts applications for employment with Emergency Services only during the recruitment period. Positions and timelines will be posted on the website. All applications submitted during a recruitment period will be reviewed.

Recruitment status: 

Recruitment for firefighter/paramedics opens March 1, 2024. For additional details, please go to full time firefighter recruitment.

Deputy Chief Operations Support - Apply by October 9, 2024

Volunteer opportunities? Fire fighting duties are performed by paid staff. Part-time (on-call) Firefighter/First Responders are paid on an hourly basis. Recruitment for part-time members opens in October 2023. At this time, there are no volunteer opportunities for fire fighters. 


Last updated: Monday, September 11, 2023
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