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Firefighter Recruitment

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 May or June this year, with a view to recruiting people for schools in 2015.

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 non-synchromesh HR licence and hold a current Apply First Aid Certificate (competency HLTFA311A or equivalent) before they are eligible for consideration.

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