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2019 Permanent (full-time) Recruitment timeline

These dates provide a timeframe for the 2019 Permanent Firefighter Recruitment. The dates are a guide and may be subject to change. Stay up to date by regularly visiting this page or by following us on Facebook or Twitter.

Please note attendance at an information session is not compulsory, nor is it a guarantee of successful employment; however, the sessions provide useful information to potential candidates.

WAFA = Women and Firefighting, Australasia
PAT = Physical Aptitude Test
PATFAM = Physical Aptitude Test Familiarisation

Date

Description

Details

20-21 October 2018
Saturday and Sunday

Women and Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) PAT information sessions at Blacktown Cricket Centre.
Session 1 0830-1000
Session 2 1000-1130
Session 3 1230-1400
Session 4 1400-1530

Concluded

29 October 2018
Monday

Information sessions at Teachers Federation, Surry Hills
Session 1 1400-1600
Session 2 1800-2000

Concluded

View the recording of Information Session 1 here. (YouTube)

05 November 2018 Applications open  Click here to apply [external link]
19 November 2018 - Midnight Job application period closes  
23 November 2018 All candidates receive invitation to first tests Candidates notified via e-mail
26 November 2018 First test closes  
04 December 2018 All candidates received first test results Candidates notified via e-mail
10 December 2018 Selected candidates receive invitation to complete second tests Candidates notified via e-mail
14 December 2018 Second test closes  
17 December 2018 Candidates receive second test results Candidates notified via e-mail
18 December 2018 Selected candidates receive invitation to PATFAM and PAT Candidates notified via e-mail
14-16 January 2019 Physical Aptitude Test Familiarisation (PATFAM) Candidates are sent details via e-mail
17-18 January 2019 &
21-24 January 2019
Physical Aptitude Test (PAT) Candidates are sent details via e-mail
25 and 29 January 2019 Panels assess targeted questions of candidates who pass the PAT  
30 January 2019 Selected candidates receive invitation to attend verification test Candidates notified via e-mail
04-06 February 2019 Verification test  
08 February 2019 Selected candidates receive invitation to attend interviews Candidates notified via e-mail
18-22 February 2019 Interviews Candidates notified via e-mail
25 February 2019 Selected candidate receive invitation for medical and uniform fit Candidates notified via e-mail
11 March 2019 Uniform fittings Candidates are sent details via e-mail
12 March 2019 Medical assessments for candidates Candidates are sent details via e-mail
20 March 2019 Offer letters sent Candidates notified via e-mail
23 April 2019 First recruit class start date Candidates notified via e-mail