Ontario Fire Administration Inc.

Ontario Fire Administration Inc. established a uniform and standardized candidate testing process for all career firefighters in municipal jurisdictions in the province of Ontario that has been validated and applied specifically to the performance of job applicants to firefighter jobs within the province of Ontario.


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OFAI Candidate Testing Services

The Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Services (CTS) consists of six (6) steps.


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Challenge.Teamwork. Technology.Great People. Public Service.

Becoming a firefighter is one of the most challenging, fast-paced and rewarding professions available, and it might be just what you have been seeking for in a career!


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Challenge.Teamwork. Technology.Great People. Public Service.

Becoming a firefighter is one of the most challenging, fast-paced and rewarding professions available, and it might be just what you have been seeking for in a career!


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Candidate Information

Information on becoming a firefighter in the province of Ontario.  Outlined in this section includes the role of a firefighter, minimum requirements to become a career firefighter, resume guidance, education, training and more.

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Candidate Testing

Learn more about the OFAI Candidate Testing process and find details on each of our assessments.

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Registration Info

Learn about our registration process and how you can register. Take the self-assessment questionnaire. Learn about our policies.

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Important News & Events

Please Note: The OFAI Administration office is closed Monday May 21, 2018. The office will resume regular business hours Tuesday May 22, 2018.

May 18, 2018-City of Markham-Probationary Firefighter
Recruitment Period-May 18, 2018-June 10, 2018

May 15, 2018-Greater Toronto Airport Authority(GTAA)-Firefighter
Recruitment Period-May 15, 2018-May 24, 2018

May 11, 2018-City of North Bay-Probationary Firefighters
Recruitment Period-May 11, 2018-May 25, 2018 at 4:30PM

May 9, 2018-City of Cambridge-Probationary Firefighter 
Recruitment Period-May 3, 2018-June 4, 2018

May 2, 2018-City of Oshawa-Probationary Firefighter-CLOSED
Recruitment Period-May 2, 2018-May 9, 2018 at 4:30PM

March 5, 2018-City of Pickering-Probationary Firefighter-CLOSED
Recruitment Period-March 5, 2018-March 26, 2018

IMPORTANT: On March 1, 2018, Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) will be implementing an encapsulated treadmill protocol as part of our Stage Two, Part Two-Clinical assessment. This protocol will replace the existing treadmill protocol (V02 max Aerobic Fitness Evaluation) READ MORE

February 13, 2018-City of Markham-Probationary Firefighter-CLOSED
Recruitment Period-February 12, 2018-March 5, 2018

January 31, 2018-City of Kitchener-Probationary Firefighter-CLOSED 
Recruitment Period-February 1, 2018-March 1, 2018

Municipal Partners

City of Toronto-Toronto Fire Services

City of Kitchener-Kitchener Fire Department

City of North Bay-North Bay Fire & Emergency Services

GTAA Fire & Emergency Services

City of Peterborough-Peterborough Fire Services

City of Brampton-Brampton Fire & Emergency Services

City of Barrie-Barrie Fire & Emergency Services

City of Guelph-Guelph Fire Department

City of Cambridge-Cambridge Fire Department

City of Woodstock-Woodstock Fire & Rescue

City of Stratford-Stratford Fire Department

Town of Oakville-Oakville Fire Department

 

Town of East Gwillimbury-East Gwillimbury Emergency Services

Town of Midland-Midland Fire Department

Town of Greater Napanee-Greater Napanee Fire Services

City of Mississauga-Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services

 

City of Owen Sound-Owen Sound Fire & Emergency Services

City of Quinte West-Quinte West Fire & Rescue

City of Greater Sudbury-Greater Sudbury Fire Services

Town of Caledon-Caledon Fire & Emergency Services

 

Central York Fire Services

City of Waterloo-Waterloo Fire & Rescue

City of Pickering-Pickering Fire Services

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Fire Department

 

 

City of Markham-
Markham Fire and Emergency Services

Township of Scugog-
Scugog Fire Service

City of Sarnia-
Sarnia Fire Rescue

City of Oshawa-
Oshawa Fire Services

 

 

 

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