Fire & Rescue NSW is seeking intelligent, fit, healthy and community-minded men and women to join its permanent firefighter ranks.
Our world-class emergency service organisation relies on highly skilled, ethical and professional individuals from a variety of backgrounds. We are are looking for people who can commit to Fire & Rescue NSW's values and contribute to fire prevention and emergency responses.
Firefighting is one of the most important and rewarding careers you could have. Firefighters are respected community members; and being a firefighter provides you with the opportunity to make a real and ongoing difference to the community of NSW.
Applications for the 2013 Permanent Firefighter Recruitment Campaign have now closed.
If you missed out on applying during 2013, you will need to apply in a subsequent campaign. Please join us on Facebook to stay informed of future recruitment dates.
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All information on being a Permanent Firefighter is contained on this website. Some important points to note however are as follows:
- You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or New Zealand citizen. If you are a firefighter from another country, you will still need to satisfy these requirements before applying.
- You must have a minimum educational qualification at the level of HSC, Certificate III in any discipline or Trades Certificate.
- You must have a minimum of a green P2 drivers licence.
- If successful, on completion of recruit training you'll be stationed in the Sydney Metropolitan area. Opportunities for transfer to regional areas are limited.
- From this year there is no need to attach any documents to your application (e.g. resume or educational transcripts).
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