Consider joining Colwood’s dedicated team of volunteer firefighters.

Volunteer firefighters are your neighbours, your co-workers and your friends. They are caring and dedicated individuals who are prepared to come to your aid whenever they are called.

Who can apply?

​Colwood Fire Rescue encourages applications from men and women who:

  • live in the City of Colwood
  • are 19 years of age or older
  • pass a criminal record check
  • meet NFPA 1582 medical requirements for firefighters
  • maintain a healthy lifestyle (e.g. no drugs or drinking to excess, and try to refrain from smoking)
  • are in good physical condition and able to carry out firefighting and rescue responsibilities
  • pass a physical dexterity test
  • attend a mandatory information session on becoming a volunteer firefighter

Preference is given to applicants with a class 3 or 5 driving license with a clean driving record and those who demonstrate they have the time and commitment to serve.


Colwood Fire Rescue
3215 Metchosin Road