Applications for 2014 Opening Soon.
DFES recruits Trainee Firefighters usually on an annual basis and successful applicants are usually offered positions in schools commencing in the following year.
The 2014 Firefighter Recruitment campaign is likely to commence in the second half of this year, with a view to recruiting people for schools in 2015.
Upon successful completion of the Firefighter Trainee School graduates will be posted to a Career Metropolitan Fire and Rescue Service Station in the southern suburbs.
DFES is committed to building a diverse workforce that represents the diversity within WA and strongly encourages people from all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal people, young people, females, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Further information for females is available here. If you are an Australian Aboriginal, please click here for more details.
On the right, there are links to a number of pages that you are encouraged to look at. These provide information on the role of a Firefighter, Frequently Asked Questions, and more information regarding the recruitment process. However, as the process has not yet been finalized, it may differ slightly from the information contained in these pages. The Firefighter Recruitment Information Package is comprehensive and provides lots of information.
Register your details to be kept updated on the latest information regarding the application process, requirements, and be first to know when we will be advertising. You can register by clicking here. This is a registration of interest only, NOT an application.
Please note that DFES requires all applicants to obtain their manual licence (minimum HR-B) and hold a current Provide First Aid (competency HLTAID003 or equivalent) before they are eligible for consideration.
For further information about licence requirements, click here.
For further information about First Aid requirements, click here.
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Firefighter Recruitment Video