The Big White Fire Department will soon be accepting applications for the 2019/2020 Resident Firefighter Work Experience Program.

This program is entering into its eighteenth year and has gained recognition all over Canada as a premier training program for aspiring firefighters. This 11-month program which is scheduled to start May 27, 2019, has an 80% success rate of graduates being hired into career positions. If anyone graduating students or current student would be interested in this program please visit our website at for information and our application process.

Applications will be accepted: January 1 – February 28, 2019, 1630hrs PST.

Contact Information:

Chris Cormack | Deputy Fire ChiefRegional District of Kootenay Boundary| Big White Fire Department  – Main: 250.765.3090| Toll-Free: 1.877.216.3909