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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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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 and Events

September 12, 2016:  Please note, due to high volumes, there will be NO rescheduling of appointments.  Thank You!

October 27, 2016-City of Guelph-Probationary Firefighters-READ MORE
Recruitment Period: October 26, 2016-November 2, 2016

October 25, 2016-City of Peterborough-Probationary Firefighter(s)-READ MORE
Recruitment Period: October 25, 2016-November 30, 2016

October 19, 2016-The OFAI is pleased to announced Central York Fire Services as a municipal fire service partner.

October 14, 2016-City of Mississauga-Firefighter-READ MORE
Closing Date: October 31, 2016 

October 6, 2016-The OFAI is pleased to announce Caledon as a municipal fire service partner.

September 9, 2016-City of Brampton-Firefighter-READ MORE
Closing Date: October 11, 2016-CLOSED

August 25, 2016-There will be important changes to OFAI Candidate Testing Services starting September 7, 2016-READ MORE



City of Toronto - Toronto Fire Services

City of Kitchener -Kitchener Fire Department

City of North Bay - North Bay Fire & Emergency Services

City of Peterborough- Peterborough Fire Services

City of Brampton-
Brampton Fire And Emergency Services

City of Cambridge Cambridge Fire Department

GTAA Fire and Emergency Services


Greater Napanee 
Emergency Services

City of Barrie - Barrie Fire and Emergency Services

City of Guelph - Guelph Fire Department

City of Stratford - Stratford Fire Department

City of Woodstock - Woodstock Fire Department

City of Brantford - Brantford Fire Department

Town of Oakville - Oakville Fire Department





City of Mississauga - Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services

Midland Fire Department - Town of Midland

City of Owen Sound-Fire & Emergency Services


Town of Orangeville-Orangeville Fire Department 

City of Quinte West-Quinte West Fire and Emergency Services

Town of East Gwillimbury-East Gwillimbury 
Emergency Services 

City of Greater Sudbury-
Greater Sudbury Emergency Services


Town of Caledon-Caledon Fire & Emergency Services 

Central York Fire Services



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