Applications for Volunteer Firefighter - Dorchester Station

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Ken Armstrong

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Fire Chief
karmstrong [at]

The Municipality of Thames Centre Emergency Services is currently accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter / Dorchester Station. 

Please complete the fillable application form attached at the bottom of this page. Then proceed with one of the following options to apply:

1. Click the link at the bottom of the page, and attach your files. (Preferred method of application) 
2. E-mail your completed application form and resume to 
3. If you are unable to e-mail the application, please place it in the drop box at the Municipality of Thames Centre Office 4305 Hamilton Road Dorchester Ontario.

All applications must be marked to the Attention of Chief K. Armstrong and received no later than 4 PM April 21, 2021.

Nature of Our Business:

Firefighting is an extremely rewarding profession. Successful candidates will be expected to function in a highly physical and mentally demanding environment with a key commitment to training, continued self-development, and maintenance of acquired skills. Our core services include fire prevention and inspection services, public education services, response to all fire types, emergency medical response, vehicle collisions and extrications, ice & water rescue, farm, home & industrial accidents, public hazards, hazardous material incidents, search & rescue.

Our entire team proudly serves our community 24/7. We recommend applicants, prior to submitting, should make a thorough self-assessment recognizing several key components before applying. Factors include current family or employment commitments, ability to deal with traumatic incidents including fatalities and our commitment expectations and attendance requirements should be considered.

All applications received will be reviewed. Only candidates selected will be contacted to schedule an interview. Applications will remain on file for 1 year.