The Langford Volunteer Fire Fighters Association comprises the majority of the 60-plus department membership.
Being a volunteer firefighter is like having a part-time career. It takes dedication, determination, time and lots of hard work. You will be challenged physically and mentally to protect your community.
If you have any questions you can contact the Langford Fire Department’s Training Division at (250) 391-3423.
stipend (volunteer) firefighter requirements
All applicants must:
- Be 19 years of age or older
- Be NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level II certified
- Have a valid Class 5 BC Drivers License
- Have Grade 12 or GED
- Pass a Police Information Check
- Be in good health and physical condition
- Be able to participate in a minimum of 3 12-hour stipend shifts (overnights or weekends) per month
** Shortlisted candidates currently volunteering with other Fire Departments must receive consent from that Fire Chief to participate in Langford’s stipend (volunteer) firefighter program.
Langford Volunteer Fire Fighters Association partners with both the Justice Institute of British Columbia and Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy to deliver BC Firefighter Training Standard Firefighter II to Langford volunteer members.
Training for all firefighters is on-going and intensive. In addition to regular training sessions, firefighters actively participate in additional courses (often weekends and other evenings) and train to maintain and expand their skills. Regular upkeep of your physical fitness is crucial to your health, safety, and success as a volunteer firefighter.