Become a Paid-on-Call Volunteer Firefighter with YCFD! 

 Yellowhead County Fire Department Yellowhead County, Alberta

Are you an energetic, adrenaline seeking, and a community-focused person who likes to be part of a team? Then being a part of the (YCFD) Yellowhead County Fire Department might be for you. As a Paid-On-Call firefighter, you respond to emergency incidents within the region to provide support to other firefighters and emergency responders. Get more info and our Firefighter information package or contact the Yellowhead County Fire Department directly.  

As a Paid-On-Call (POC) volunteer firefighter, you'll respond to emergency incidents within the region to provide fire suppression and rescue services to the residents and visitors of Yellowhead County. You'll receive accredited training allowing you to operate state of the art equipment providing critical services to Yellowhead County and its partners.


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Paid on Call Volunteer Firefighter with the Yellowhead County Fire Department. We are committed to recruiting talented and motivated individuals, who possess a high level of integrity and have a desire to serve our community.

Paid on Call Volunteer firefighters are members of our team who play a key role in the delivery of fire services to Yellowhead County. Paid on Call Volunteer firefighters respond to fires, rescues, hazardous materials, and a host of other calls to aid the public. The Yellowhead County Fire Department responds to approximately 500 + events annually. Apart from direct support to emergency operations, our firefighters contribute countless hours of volunteer time in support of community activities.

Our Paid on Call Volunteer Firefighters are trained to meet in-house standards which are internationally recognized. The requirement to operate on emergency scenes and deliver the best service possible to the community means that our firefighters are well trained to perform their duties.

YCFD stations: 

  • Brule
  • Robb
  • Cadomin
  • Marlboro/Millers Lake
  • Central (Edson YHC)
  • Niton Junction
  • Peers
  • Evansburg
  • Wildwood

Work is conducted in a combination of office environment, fire station environment and field/outdoor environment, depending on the task being performed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no previous experience and no minimum time commitment required.

Please download this detailed Information Package or contact our office for a copy.

The Application Form can be picked up from any Yellowhead County Office or local Yellowhead County Fire Hall. Application Forms must be submitted with a medical clearance form, drivers abstract, and security clearance.

Please contact Sharon DeVries, Deputy Fire Chief for more information or to receive an application package to become a POC Volunteer YCFD Firefighter!


County Offices


2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066


53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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