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2020 Permanent (full-time) Recruitment timeline

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, the process and dates below are indicative only and subject to change on short notice. 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.

Date

Description

Details

From Fri 12 June

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

All WAFA sessions have unfortunately been cancelled. If you have booked a place at these sessions you will receive an update via email.

Fri 27 Mar - cancelled

Sun 29 Mar - cancelled

Fri 12 Jun - cancelled

Sun 14 Jun - cancelled

 

 

Wed 24 June at 10am

 

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) recruitment information session

This recorded video features answers to some of the common questions you submitted to us earlier this month.

Recording of Questions + Answers Session: Permanent Firefighter Recruitment 2020 on YouTube

Recording of 2019 Information Session on YouTube

 

FRNSW Facebook

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Applications open

 

Sun 9 Aug 2020

Application period closes

 

21/08/2020

Invitations to PAT Induction and PAT

If you succeed to this stage of recruitment, you may select which timeframe you prefer to complete the PAT (on a first-in, first-served basis).

Please note all candidates will be required to book into PAT Induction calendar even though the Induction briefing will be conducted same day as PAT for each candidate.

Candidates will have the option of completing the PAT from 1 September to 6 November (2 day per week only) or from 2 March to 26 March 2021 (2 day per week only). Later stages of the recruitment process is then split as per timeline.

 

1/9/2020 - 19/2/2021

Group 1 (September 2020 - February 2021)
View the timeline below for Group 1

 

5/3/2021 - 04/06/2021

Group 2 (March 2021 -June 2021)
View the timeline below for Group 2

 

14/06/2021

All interviewed candidates advised of result.

Interviewed candidates from both groups will know the result when all candidates are finished the whole process i.e. 14 June 2021

Candidates who do not progress through to the next stage will be advised of being unsuccessful.

 

Group 1 (September 2020 - February 2021)

Date

Description

1/9/2020 - 6/11/2020
(2 days per week only)

PAT and PAT Induction.

10/11/2020 - 12/11/2020

Assessment of targeted questions for candidates who have completed and passed PAT.

13/11/2020

Invitations to attend verification test for candidates who have had targeted questions assessed.

23/11/2020 - 27/11/2020

Verification test at FRNSW HQ for candidates who have been invited to this stage.

18/01/2021

Invitations to attend interviews for candidates who have completed and passed verification testing.

8/02/2021 - 19/02/2021

Interviews at FRNSW HQ.

Group 2 (March 2021 - June 2021)

Date

Description

5/3/2021 - 9/04/2021
(2 days per week only)

PAT and PAT Induction.

14/04/2021 - 15/04/2021

Assessment of targeted questions for candidates who completed and passed the PAT.

16/04/2021

Invitations to attend verification test for candidates who have had targeted questions assessed.

26/04/2021 - 7/05/2021

Verification test at FRNSW HQ for candidates who have been invited to this stage.

12/05/2021

Invitations to attend interviews for candidates who have completed and passed the verification testing.

24/05/2021 - 04/06/2021

Interviews at FRNSW HQ.

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