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Firefighter Job Interview Questions – Part I

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If you are interviewing for a Firefighter or Fire and Rescue position, you will want to read this post. Below are some likely job interview questions for the job.

Firefighter Job Interview Questions

Name a time when you didn’t get along with a co-worker. What was the situation? What was your role? What was the result?

Tell us about a time when you “bent” the rules to complete a task.

Name a time when your morals were challenged. What was the situation? What did you do?

Name all the tools you’ve used including hand tools.

Tell us about the different teams you’ve been involved with, including work and sports teams. What was your role for each?

Why do you want to be a firefighter? Why in this city?

Other FIrefigher Job Openings


City of Vernon

City of Abbotsford

Prince George Fire

Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police

Saanich Fire Rescue

Edmonton Fire Rescue

Richmond Fire

Coquitlam Fire

City of Burnaby

City of Calgary

In Firefighter Job Interview Questions – Part II, we cover some additional questions that departments use to screen Fire and Rescue personnel.

The Questions Are In Your Resume

Remember that another good source of job interview questions is your resume. Hiring managers will ask you questions based on your resume.. For some people it’s hard to recall what you did last week, let alone what you did at work a few years ago. So it pays to review your resume before you go to your job interview.

For more see our articles, tips and sample resumes on our site. So until our next post, we wish you much luck and success in your career search.