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We are looking for men and women from a range of backgrounds to become Trainee Firefighters in the South and North West Tasmanian regions. Advertisements calling for applications will be in the Tasmanian Government Gazette and on the State Service website on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and in the major Tasmanian newspapers (The Mercury, The Examiner and The Advocate) on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Please see for full job vacancy advertisement.

Enquiries can be made to Jenny MacFarlane on 03 6225 8512 or at

Electronic applications can be emailed to It is preferred that you submit you combined application as a single attachment in a pdf or MS Word format. Hard copy written applications to ‘Trainee Firefighter Recruitment,’ Tasmania Fire Service, GPO Box 1526, Hobart. TAS 7001. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Applications close 9.00am, Monday 22 February 2016. Late applications will not be considered.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Candidates will be asked to select their preferred work location/s (region) on the Application for Employment form. Please choose your region/s carefully. Should your application be successful, you will appointed permanently to the south or north-west region of the state. It is unlikely TFS will facilitate permanent transfers to other regions.

More information is available here