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Fire recruitment and training

The City of Airdrie Fire Department (AFD) is not currently recruiting. 

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A Rewarding Career

Catch a small glimpse of what it's like to be a part of this high-performing and innovative team:


The rewards of being a firefighter are numerous. The work is ever changing and challenging. Today’s firefighter is a skilled professional trained to handle every kind of emergency.

Through continual training and experience, Airdrie Firefighters gain knowledge of the latest developments in fire fighting, rescue techniques, medical emergency procedures, public education, controlling hazardous materials, fire prevention legislation and fire investigation techniques. 


  • Responsible for all fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property
  • Combat and suppress fires by rapidly and efficiently performing required duties
  • Provide emergency medical co-response and medical treatment
  • Perform duties in fire prevention, public education and inspections
  • Provide service assistance to RCMP, Police, EMS and the public
  • Perform station maintenance and upkeep firefighting equipment and fire department property
  • Commit to being a continual learner while maintaining skill set/knowledge base and physical requirements to current standards