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No vacancies for Trainee Firefighters are available currently.

Would you like a career where you can:

  • Help others and make a difference?
  • Be part of a team?
  • Do physical work while enjoying the outdoors?
  • Respond to emergency incidents?
  • Promote fire safety awareness?

We look for men and women from a range of backgrounds to become Trainee Firefighters with the Tasmania Fire Service. If you are able to communicate well, learn new skills, work safely and like to use your initiative and judgement, consider us.

Advertisements calling for applications will be placed in the Tasmanian Government Gazette and on the State Service website and in The Mercury, The Advocate and The Examiner newspapers when vacancies exist.

More information is available here

Application Documents

Trainee Firefighter Statement of Duties provides a detailed description of the duties, including the essential requirements, selection criteria and work environment, as well as other information needed to complete the Application for Employment Form.

Information Kit - Recruitment Process provides essential guidance on how to go about applying, and a step by step guide to the selection process.

Information Kit - Being a Firefighter in the Tasmania Fire Service describes the rewarding career path options and excellent conditions of employment provided to Firefighters. An overview of the TFS is also contained in this document


PDF Version Word Version
 Trainee Firefighter - Statement of Duties  TraineeFirefighterSOD2015.pdf  TraineeFirefighterSOD2015.doc
 Information Kit - Being a Firefighter  InfoKitBeingaFirefighter2015.pdf  InfoKitBeingaFirefighter2015.doc
 Information Kit - Recruitment Process  InfoKitRecruitmentProcess2015.pdf  InfoKitRecruitmentProcess2015.doc