Applications for recruit firefighters are now closed. Interested applicants who missed out on this recruitment round may be able to apply later on this year or in early 2017. Please check the website regularly for information.
Recruit Firefighter Selection Process Map 2016
MFB is committed to recruiting and selecting the best available people and will continually review and revise its recruitment and selection arrangements to deliver improvements in diversity among candidates to reflect the community that we serve, the overall candidate experience and ensuring that the MFB attracts and selects the best available talent.
The dates for the 2016 recruit firefighter selection process are detailed below.
Due to the large number of applicants undertaking the process, you must be able to attend each stage at specific dates and times. Inability to attend a session will result in your application being withdrawn.
Communication will occur by email so please ensure you regularly check your email to give you the greatest opportunity to be available at each stage.
|Selection process stage
||1 February 2016
|Written Selection Test
||12 and 13 March 2016
|Physical Aptitude Familiarisation
||2 and 3 April 2016
||30 and 31 March 2016
1 and 4 April 2016
|Physical Fitness (Shuttle Run)
||11 and 12 April 2016
|Physical Aptitude Test
||30 April 2016
1, 7, 8 May 2016
|Psychological Profile Questionnaire
||13 May 2016
||23 May – 3 June 2016
||30 May – 10 June 2016
|Recruit course commencement
||18 July 2016
|Recruit course graduation
||26 November 2016
* MFB reserves the right to change these stages and dates at any time during the selection process with minimal notice.