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

 

The OFAI Office will be closed Monday August 1st.  Have a safe long weekend!

Starting June 20, 2022, OFAI no longer requires proof of vaccination from CTS candidates testing on-site at the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI). Click here for more information. 

July 11, 2022-OFAI is please to announce that Rama Fire Rescue has joined the OFAI CTS Program. 

Click here for information on the Swim Test.

Some September testing dates have been  posted this week!  The balace will be added in the next few weeks.

Please DO NOT book your re-tests early - wait for the appropriate date to appear on the calendar!  This does NOT apply to RENEWALS.

Please do not book the Treadmill and Stage Three on the same day.  Additionally, if you have one of these tests booked already, please do not double book  - orders will be cancelled and charged a $25 fee.

Currently, there is NO re-scheduling - please make sure you have chosen the correct date.

 

Current Recruitments
 

July 28, 2022 City of Vaughan-Firefighter

Recruitment Period:  July 28, 2022 - August 18, 2022

 

July 11, 2022-City of Brockville-Probationary Firefighter CLOSED
Recruitment Period: July 11, 2022-July 25, 2022 at 4:00PM

July 5, 2022-City of Toronto-Firefighter Operations-CLOSED
Recruitment Period: July 4, 2022-July 18, 2022

May 4, 2022-Town of East Gwillimbury-Paid-on-Call Firefighters CLOSED
Recruitment Period: May 4, 2022-July 31, 2022

 

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 Owen Sound-Owen Sound Fire & Emergency Services

 

City of Quinte West-Quinte West Fire & Rescue

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

City of St. Thomas
Fire Department

Township of Springwater-Fire and Emergency Services


Loyalist Township-Loyalist Township Emergency Services

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury-Bradford West Gwillimbury Fire & Emergency Services

     

 

   

City of Brockville-Fire Department

City of Vaughan-Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service City of Welland-Welland Fire and Emergency Services  Chippewas of Rama First Nation-Rama Fire Rescue    

 

 

 

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