The Clarence-Rockland Fire Department (CRFD) is a composite fire department with a blend of volunteer and full-time firefighters. We recruit new volunteer firefighters each year for our three stations in Rockland, Bourget, and Clarence-Creek. We have approximately 75 volunteer firefighters at any given time in our team and we usually hire between 5 and 10 recruits annually.

Our next volunteer recruitment session is not expected to take place until 2023

Information sessions are generally held in the fall and will be announced on:


To meet the minimum requirements to be a volunteer firefighter position,

You should be:

  • a resident of our response area
  • functionally bilingual (French and English)
  • physically fit
  • at least 18 years of age

You must have:

  • a valid driver's license (G minimum, DZ preferred)
  • a criminal record check
  • first aid/CPR certification
  • grade 12 education

Application Process

After attending the optional information session, you should send your Resume and cover letter to: 

Training Process

Successful candidates will be trained at the Clarence-Rockland Regional Training Centre (CRRT); no prior firefighting training or experience is required. If not already trained/certified by another agency, new recruits will complete more than 200 hours of online and in-class training before responding to their first call.

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Clarence-Rockland Fire Department