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Key dates and information session bookings

These dates provide a timeframe for the 2016 Permanent Recruitment Campaign. These 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 sessions 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

  • 27 April 2016 - Information session (female only) at Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney
  • 30 April 2016 - WAFA PAT information sessions (female only), Wollongong University
  • 6 May 2016 - WAFA PAT information sessions (female only), Newcastle
  • 7 May 2016 - WAFA PAT information sessions (female only), Campbelltown
  • 13 May 2016 - WAFA PAT information sessions (female only), Alexandria Park
  • 16 May 2016 - Applications open
  • 30 May 2016 11:59pm - Job application period closes
  • 4 June 2016 - First online test closes.
  • 14 June 2016 - Invitation to complete second test
  • 18 June 2016 - Second online test closes
  • 23 June 2016 - Invitations to PATFAM and PAT
  • 4–5 July 2016 - PATFAM
  • 6–11 July 2016 - PAT
  • 12 July 2016 - Invitations to attend interview
  • 18–22 July 2016 - Interviews and verification test
  • 25 July 2016 - Invitations for medical and uniform fit
  • 28–29 July 2016 - Uniform fittings
  • 8–12 August 2016 - Medical assessments
  • 18 August 2016 - Offer letters sent
  • 13 September 2016 - First recruit class start date