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 Experienced Firefighter positions on the North West closed on Wednesday 16 November 2022.

Shuttle Run

Remote shuttle run assessments must be completed by 16 December 2022

In-person shuttle run assessments:

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

Cognitive Ability and Psychometric Assessment

Completed online between 30 November and 13 December 2022 (TBC)


Interviews will be held via video conference on and around the 23rd January 2023.

Physical abilities assessment

You will be required to make arrangements to travel to Hobart for the physical abilities assessment which will be held in early February. Details will be provided early in the process to allow adequate time to make travel arrangements.

A shuttle run validation may also be held at this time.

TFS Contextualisation Course

Successful lateral entry candidates will be required to complete an induction program and contextualisation course.

This is expected to take place during April and the duration will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of successful applicants.