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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 & Events

August 15, 2017-The OFAI is pleased to announce Sarnia Fire Rescue as a municipal fire service partner.

August 11, 2017-City of Mississauga-Firefighter (Pre-Recruitment Notice & Open Houses)
Recruitment Period-October 2, 2017-October 15, 2017

August 11, 2017-The OFAI is pleased to announce Scugog Fire Service as a municipal fire service partner.

July 11, 2017-City of Pickering-Probationary Firefighter-CLOSED
Recruitment Period-July 11, 2017-August 14, 2017 

June 30, 2017-Town of East Gwillimbury-Paid On Call Firefighter
Recruitment Period-June 30, 2017-August 27, 2017 by 4:00PM

June 8, 2017-The OFAI is pleased to announce Markham Fire and Emergency Services as a municipal fire service partner.

June 5, 2017-City of Toronto-Operations Firefighter -CLOSED
Recruitment Period-June 5, 2017-June 19, 2017 

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

City of Brantford-Brantford Fire & Rescue

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




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