Become a career firefighter


Thank you for your interest in the Victorian Fire Services. Applications for the July 2020 recruit courses are currently closed.

The fire services opened applications for 7 days from midday Monday 18 November and closed midday Monday 25 November 2019.

Please continue to visit this website or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for any future updates.

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How Coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect the Recruitment Process

The concerns of COVID-19 is evolving rapidly and the safety of your health, the community and our staff are our highest priority. The Victorian Fire Services are taking all precautions to ensure community health. 

In response to the current environment, we are committed to continuing the recruitment process in these unprecedented times, however there may be delays in compliance with the recommendations and/or regulations from the government.

We are looking into every potential alternative to continue the process in the most efficient manner, with modifications. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through these unprecedented and challenging times.


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How we prepare

The Victorian fire services are seeking to recruit people with diverse backgrounds, skills and experiences. We encourage anyone who is ready for the challenge and meets our eligibility requirements to apply.

Use the resources provided on this website to prepare yourself!

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