Please note: these dates are subject to change and candidates will be notified of any changes directly. These dates should be used as a guide to assist with planning.

Applications open

Applications for Firefighter positions on the North West closed on Wednesday 16 November.

Shuttle Run

Remote shuttle run assessments for interstate candidates must be completed by 16 December 2022

In-person shuttle run assessments:

  • Devonport: Tuesday 13 December
  • Hobart: Wednesday 14 December

Details will be provided directly to applicants.

Cognitive Ability and Psychometric Assessment

Completed online 9-13 January 2023 (TBC)

For further details on the assessment see the Cognitive Ability and Psychological Assessment page of this site

Physical abilities assessment

Early February – dates TBC

For further details on the assessment see the Physical Abilities Assessment page of this site


Interviews will be held towards the end of February/start of March.

Firefighter Recruit Course

June 2023 – location TBC, but likely split between Burnie and Cambridge.