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Please be advised that the Wheatland County Administration Office, Agricultural Service Board Shop, Public Works Shop, and all Waste Transfer Sites will be CLOSED on Monday, July 1, 2024, in observance of Canada Day.⁣⁣ Normal operating hours will resume for all facilities on Tuesday, July 2, 2024.⁣⁣
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Are you looking to volunteer your time for an essential service that affects the lives and safety of those living within the Wheatland County? Consider joining one of the 8 Fire Departments within our County. 

To become a volunteer firefighter, you need to:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Be willing to learn how to become a firefighter through training nights and external training courses provided.
  • Be responsible and dependable.
  • Come with a positive attitude and enthusiasm to help your neighbours, friends, and strangers in an emergency.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or have Landed Immigrant Status.

We will provide you with:

  • Firefighter training and practice sessions.
  • Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • The knowledge to perform tasks safely and efficiently.
  • Confidence to meet the challenges and demands of serving as a volunteer firefighter.

If the opportunity to become part of the county’s dedicated volunteers who provide this vital community-based service interests you, please call 403-361-2165 to find out how you can become a Volunteer Firefighter.

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