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2020 Permanent (full-time) Recruitment timeline

These dates provide a timeframe for the 2020 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.

As dates are confirmed, they will be listed on this page.

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.

Date

Description

Details

From Fri 27 Mar

Women and Firefighting, Australasia (WAFA) Physical Aptitude Test (PAT) information sessions 

Sessions are approximately 3 hours in duration and will include hands-on interaction with the PAT task course followed by a strength and conditioning workshop focusing on effective physical preparation for the PAT.

Information sessions will be held at the Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Services Academy, Orchard Hills as follows: 

Fri 27 Mar - cancelled*

Sun 29 Mar - cancelled*

Fri 12 Jun
8.30am - 11.30am
12 noon - 3pm

Sun 14 Jun
8.30am - 11.30am
12 noon - 3pm

*Sessions on 27 and 29 March have unfortunately been cancelled. If you have booked a place at these sessions you will receive an update via email. Replacement sessions are planned, however dates have not yet been confirmed. 

 

Register your attendance via EventBrite here.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) recruitment information sessions

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) recruitment information sessions are designed to inform potential candidates about the recruitment process, including the Physical Aptitude Test (PAT). The sessions also give candidates the chance to hear from current firefighters about the rewarding career offered by FRNSW.

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. Each session runs for 2 hours.

Information sessions will be held at the Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills as follows: 

2pm - 4pm
6pm - 8pm

 

Registrations open soon.

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Applications open

 

Sun 9 Aug 2020

Application period closes

 

Aug 2020

Invitations to PAT Induction and PAT

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Aug 2020

PAT Induction

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Sep - Oct 2020

PAT

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Nov 2020

Assessment of targeted questions

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Nov 2020

Invitations to attend Verification Assessment

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Nov 2020

Verification Assessment

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Dec 2020

Interviews

Dates and time to be confirmed.

Dates for remaining recruitment steps will be subject to placement into a recruit class.