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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 career 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

May 5, 2016-The OFAI is pleased to announce Quinte West as a municipal fire service partner.

April 15, 2016-City of Owen Sound-Full-time Firefighter Candidate Pool-READ MORE
Closing Date: June 3, 2016 at 12:00PM

April 8, 2016 -The OFAI is pleased to announce Owen Sound as a municipal fire service partner.

March 29, 2016-Town of Oakville-Probationary Firefighter-READ MORE
Closing Date: April 15, 2016 at 4:00PM-CLOSED

March 18, 2016-City of Brantford-Probationary Firefighters-READ MORE
Closing Date: April 21, 2016 at 4:30PM-CLOSED

March 14, 2016-Town of Midland-Probationary Firefighter (One Position)--READ MORE
Closing Date: March 25, 2016 at 4:00PM EST-CLOSED

March 7, 2016-City of North Bay-Probationary Firefighter-READ MORE
Closing Date: March 24, 2016 at 4:30PM-CLOSED

February 16, 2016-City of Kitchener-Probationary Firefighter-READ MORE
Application Period-February 16-March 24, 2016-CLOSED 

February 12, 2016 - City of Toronto Recruitment-Operations Firefighter-READ MORE
Application Period-February 22-March 14, 2016-CLOSED

February 3, 2016 - City of Cambridge Recruitment - Firefighter - Probationary Level - View Posting
Closing Date:  March 3, 2016 at 4:30pm-CLOSED

January 29, 2016 - The OFAI is pleased to announce Mississauga as a municipal fire service partner. 

December 3, 2015 - City of Brampton - Firefighter - READ MORE - CLOSED



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 



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