Unfortunately, we currently have no vacancies to fill.

Thank you for your interest in our academy. All positions to be filled, whether full or part-time, we consistently announce on this page. But unfortunately, our team is complete at the moment, which is why we do not currently have a vacancy to fill.

However, we are a successful academy, so our need for additional employees can change quickly. So check this page regularly to take your chance.

Do not want to wait?

You are interested in a specific job, but there is currently none advertised? Then we look forward to receiving your unsolicited application. Submit your complete application dossier at jobs(at)ifa-swiss.ch to stating the desired position and describe why you would like to join our team.

Your unsolicited application will be stored and compared for twelve months with the requirements of positions that are to be filled in our academy. After that, your submitted data will be automatically deleted.

It´s all about the people


Firefighting works exclusively in a collective way, and so the team spirit is deeply rooted in us. We are convinced that the skills of the individual come to bear above all in the team. The best results are, therefore, results when employees pool their skills and solve tasks together. That is why we pay special attention to the social competence of our employees. And that's why we cultivate an open and honest feedback culture across hierarchies.

Our values

We focus on the human being.

We are part of the firefighting world.

We are a partner of all emergency services

We maintain an (inter-)national network.

We are an organization that teaches and learns.

We develop holistic training.

We optimize the training effort.

We create great benefits for all involved.

We take care of the environment.

We put safety as our top priority.

Our team in the service of firefighting training


We employ 35 full-time employees, as well as almost 100 experienced part-time employees (instructors & technicians). Together, we provide fire services and other emergency services with a wide range of training infrastructures on which the emergency can be trained realistically, efficiently and safely.

Progressive personnel policy


The Intercantonal Fire Service Training Centre has a very advanced personnel policy with attractive employment conditions, diverse and interesting jobs, a good working environment and equal opportunities for men and women, just to mention a few keywords.

Together we will continue to evolve


A multifaceted working environment with exciting and extraordinary tasks awaits you. Implement your skills with us, expand your strengths and take advantage of your opportunities to evolve. We support you in this!

A responsible employer


The Intercantonal Fire Service Training Centre is a financially independent company based in Balsthal, which is supported by the two building insurance companies Baselland and Solothurn. It is the regionally leading and largest firefighting training centre in Switzerland.

The Intercantonal Fire Service Training Centre also operates the International Fire Academy, which provides training and education for firefighters from Switzerland, Europe and overseas on the world's most unique tunnel training facilities in Balsthal and Lungern.