In addition to competitive salaries, SIM firefighters enjoy a number of attractive benefits.

Annual salary

Data from 2017, not including bonuses.

Rank

Annual salary as of January 1, 2018
Firefighter 5A (0 to 12 months) $44,187 
Firefighter 5B (13 to 18 months) $46,110
Fireifighter 4 (19 to 30 months) $53,795
Firefighter 3 (31 to 42 months) $61,481
Firefighter 2 (43 to 54 months) $69,166
Firefighter 1 (more than 54 months) $76,850
Lieutenant $84,535
Captain

$92,221

Paid vacations

Years of service Vacation days per year
1 to 2 years 14
2 to 6 years

21

6 to 15 years 28
15 to 25 years 35
25 years or more 42

Other benefits

  • Permanent position 
  • Rotating schedule (average work week of 42 hours)
  • Group insurance and generous pension planA group insurance program tailored to meet individual and family needs.
  • A group insurance program tailored to meet individual and family needs.

  • 3 weeks vacation from the beginning (certain working conditions may apply differently or not apply depending on the status and category of the employee).
  • 3 statutory holidays, mobile holidays and Christmas holidays.
  • A generous wage supplement to maternity and adoption leave and parental leave.
  • Sabbatical leave with differed wages.
  • Continuing education and training for all employment categories.
  • Interesting career prospects. Since Ville de Montréal is the largest employer in the metropolitan area, our employees have the opportunity to contribute their skills in a variety of positions and environments.