Recruitment is a top priority for the Halifax Regional Municipality. Attracting and retaining talent with the required skills and knowledge to deliver municipal services now and into the future is key to our success. Find us at an upcoming job fair.
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Recruitment Information Sessions
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency (HRFE) is opening a new recruitment drive on June 1st, 2023 and will be holding information sessions for interested applicants on the following dates and locations:
May 17 – Captain William Spry Center, 16 Sussex Street, Halifax
May 18 – Musquodoboit Library, 7900 Trunk 7, Musquodoboit Harbour
May 24 – Station 17, 1150 Cole Harbour Road, Dartmouth
May 25 – Station 9, 1 Metropolitan Avenue, Lower Sackville
Sessions are taking place from 7pm to 9pm. Updates will be provided as additional information sessions are added.
Working with Us
The municipality is proud to have been selected for three Top Employer awards for 2023. Administered by the Canada’s Top Employer project, these awards recognize employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work and progressive human resources programs and policies.
This year, the municipality has been designated as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers (2023), one of Nova Scotia’s Top Employers (2023) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2023).
This is the second consecutive year that the municipality has applied for, and received, both the Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers (2023) award and the Nova Scotia’s Top Employers (2023) award. This is the first time the municipality has applied for, and been recognized, in the Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2023) category.
For selection as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2023) and one of Nova Scotia’s Top Employers (2023), the municipality was acknowledged for its in-house wellness programming, mental health coverage, flexible work opportunities, paid sick days, strong benefits package and diverse learning and development opportunities. To view the full details and reasons for selection for both awards, visit the canadastop100 website.
For selection as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2023), the municipality was acknowledged for helping recent graduates get started on their careers through the Bridging the Gap Internship. In addition, the municipality was selected for the four-year engineers-in-training program, as
well as the Youth Life program. To learn more about these programs, and further reasons for selection, visit the canadastop100 website.
Anyone who has an interest in serving our community, and is looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, is encouraged to visit our website or contact 311 for more information.
For a list of all open positions and information on the benefits of working for the municipality, visit our website. New opportunities are posted on a weekly basis.
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