Fire & Rescue Recruitment

We encourage all women and men to use this information to prepare for the recruitment process and to maximise your potential for successful employment.

Being a firefighter is no ordinary job. The work is varied, challenging and rewarding.

The information provided on this webpage will help you to better understand the role of a firefighter, the key requirements of the role and outline the recruitment process. We encourage all women and men to use this information to prepare for the recruitment process and to maximise your potential for successful employment.

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The ACT Fire and Rescue (ACTF&R) Career Information Session has been created to provide information to fit, intelligent and community minded women and men looking to join ACTF&R. We will be advertising for recruits in July 2021, and in preparation for this, ACTF&R will providing as much information as possible to assist prospective applicants to learn about a career with Fire & Rescue, and to help prepare them for the recruitment process.

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To further assist with your preparation for the physical elements of our upcoming recruitment process, we would like to invite you to attend a Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) Come and Try Session. This session will target the “BIG 4” elements of the PAT.

  • Team member rescue
  • Hose drag
  • Hydraulic tool carry
  • Drum lift

ACTFR Web Applioant Info Booklet