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Selection process


The selection process consists of ability and practical tests, which are job related tasks relevant to a firefighter's role.

There are several stages of the recruitment process, which are detailed below.

Application form

Candidates will be asked to complete a detailed application form which will be assessed against the national criteria standards to be returned by the deadline specified.

Many candidates fail the application stage because they do not read or follow the instructions. The instructions are there to advise you what we are looking for from candidates and help you to sell yourself, so please read them carefully.

Once applications have been returned, a number of successful applicants will be invited back to undertake a series of selection tests.

Page updated: 29/06/2021 Page updated by: GFRS

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