Close to 100 paid-on-call firefighters provide fire protection services for Lamont County and the urban municipalities. Fire services are operated out of five fire districts. These stations are located in Andrew, Bruderheim, Chipman, Lamont and Mundare.

To find out which fire district you reside in, check the Fire Districts Map.

We would like to thank our firefighters for making a difference in our community.

If you are interested in becoming a paid-on-call firefighter or a junior firefighter, apply below.

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Want to make a difference in your community, take on a challenge, and be part of a team?

We are seeking Paid On-call responders to join the Lamont County Emergency Services team. We have five fire districts managed by Lamont County's Regional Fire Chief and Deputy Regional Fire Chief. 

Fire districts include Andrew, Bruderheim, Chipman, Lamont and Mundare. Crews work together across all districts for emergency response. 

No pre-service training required.

Who are Paid On-call Responders?

Our paid responders are amazing people that wish to help their communities. Coming from all walks of life, these individuals want to make a difference and keep the community safe.

Our paid responders provide their time to train and respond to incidents and work beside firefighters from across Lamont County Emergency Services. Paid On-call staff are trained, dedicated and committed to helping people in their time of need. 

Paid responders are compensated by Lamont County to train and respond to incidents; the training provided is internationally recognized and transferable. 

What do Paid On-call Responders do?

Paid On-call responders are trained to respond to emergency incidents of all kinds. They respond to fires, rescues, medical, hazardous materials, and many other types of calls. Paid On-call responders train to achieve required skills. They maintain and clean equipment and apparatus and work with our partners to mitigate emergency incidents. They also support their respective communities through public education and support of community activities.

Paid On-call responders will be able to complete training in diverse competencies such as:

  • Firefighting.
  • Vehicle rescue and extrication.
  • Medical pre-hospital care.
  • Wildland firefighting.
  • Dangerous goods.

Make a difference – apply today!

What you need to apply

If you’re interested in becoming a paid on-call responder, you're required to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a current Alberta Driver’s License.
  • Demonstrate a safe driving record with a Driver Abstract.
  • Have a Grade 12 education.
  • Have a clean RCMP Criminal Record Check - vulnerable sector.
  • Have a doctors letter confirming you’re medically fit to perform firefighting duties.
  • If you are between the ages of 16-18 you can apply to become a Junior Firefighter.

What we offer

As a paid on-call responder, we offer the following benefits:

  • Ability to help your community and connect with community members.
  • Work with a great team.
  • Flexibility to work with your schedule and interests.
  • North America recognized certification.
  • Additional benefits like WCB coverage and life insurance coverage.
  • Training is provided, including advanced medical training, basic first aid, driver training, and more.
  • Compensation is provided for training and all assigned duties.

What we expect

As a paid on-call responder, we will expect:

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Aptitude for physically demanding but rewarding work.
  • Additional 2.5 hour training sessions per week.
  • Some weekend training is involved.

If you have any questions about applying to become a paid on-call responder, send us an email.

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Spark your future! 

Join the Lamont County Emergency Services as a Junior Firefighter today!

Open to residents aged 16-18 in Lamont County and its surrounding municipalities (Andrew, Bruderheim, Chipman, Lamont and Mundare). It is a great opportunity for high school students to explore their own abilities, work with firefighters, and learn important life and leadership skills.

Some fire learning takes place in the classroom, but a lot happens out in the field, guided by professional firefighters, using real firefighting equipment.

It’s a great way to be physically and mentally engaged, while learning about yourself and your potential. The one-semester program may also earn you high school credits! 

You’re eligible if you:

  • Are between 16 and 18 years old.
  • Have an interest in firefighting and emergency medical co-response.
  • Are comfortable with physically demanding tasks.

Time commitment: 

  • Eight to 10 hours per month. 


  • Free. 

Application process: 

  • Complete the online application form. 
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Regional Firefighter Employment Application

This form is an employment application form. If you have any issues with the form, please email and we will work with you to resolve the issue.

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This information is only used to process and respond to your application for employment, and is collected in compliance with section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). This information is not disclosed except to authorized personnel.

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Personal information is being collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and may only be used for the purpose it was intended. If you have any questions about collection and use of this information, contact Lamont County Legislative Services at 5303 50 Ave., Lamont, Alberta, T0B 2R0, (780) 895-2233.