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Town of Huntsville
Customer Service
37 Main Street East Huntsville ON P1H 1A1

Phone: 705-789-1751
Fax: 705-788-5153

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Fire Department RecruitmentHuntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department logo with Canada flag in centre of badge

Thank you for your interest in joining the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department. 

The Department consists of six stations based in Huntsville, Port Sydney and throughout Lake of Bays.  Responses include fires, medical emergencies, hazardous materials (HAZMAT), rescues and other emergencies.

Firefighting presents many challenges and you must be physically and mentally prepared to respond to emergencies and life-threatening situations.  Our department focuses on a diverse program of training, public education and fitness.

Did you know?

Being a firefighter can be rewarding but it also requires a strong commitment to the department and to the community. 

Meet a few of our local firefighters

This is Ross, a physical education teacher.  Greg, a contractor. And Jen a business owner and mother. They all work their jobs during regular hours and in the off hours they help their community by fighting fires and promoting public safety.

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Each of these community members, your neighbours, lead a double life and make a difference. 

Information Session - June 8

  • Full information night at Station One (Huntsville Fire Hall 1 Payne Drive, Huntsville)
  • Thursday, June 8 at 7:00pm

Firefighter Application Process

Candidates are required to complete and pass Stage I and II of the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Services (CTS).  CTS will test for aptitude, interpersonal skills and physical abilities.

Training will be provided by the Fire Department that will prepare the candidate for the practical firefighting skills.

Costs of the training will be covered by the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department but transportation and other fees are the responsibility of the applicant.

Qualifications and Requirements

If you are successful following the interview stage you will be required to either provide the following items or authorize the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department to obtain them on your behalf:

  • proof of valid driver's licence
  • vulnerable sector screening
  • physician's letter
  • proof of completion - CTS testing
  • firefighter code of ethics
  • return of company property agreement
  • return for service agreement
  • conditions of employment

Apply today

The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department is in need of part-time firefighters.  Apply here.


Who to Contact

Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department
Phone: (705) 789-5201
In Person: 1 Payne Drive
Email Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Dept.