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

 

November 16, 2022: A new swim test is now posted on December 5. Click here for more information. 

November 10, 2022: OFAI's Candidate Mentoring Day is back! If you are interested in participating in this extremely valuable and FREE event, click here for more information. 

November 4, 2022: NEW! Effective immediately, Toronto Fire Service will require the OFAI Swim Test to apply.  For more information on the Swim Test, visit our pre-assessment guide here.

Test dates have now been posted for November and December 2022.

Current Recruitments

November 14, 2022-Town of Oakville - Probationary Fire Fighter 
Recruitment Period: November 14, 2022 - December 2, 2022 at 4:00PM

November 1, 2022-Central York - Probationary Firefighter 
Recruitment Period: October 31, 2022 - December 5, 2022

September 22, 2022-City of Peterborough- Probationary Firefighter -CLOSED
Recruitment Period: September 22, 2022 - October 21, 2022 at 12:00PM

 

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 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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