The recruitment and selection process consists of stages as outlined below:
Stage 1 – Advertising and application
Advertising in major newspapers in each location being advertised, our website and online.
Stage 2 – Online testing
Stafe 3 – Telephone interview
Stage 4 – Physical assessment
The physical assessment will consist of:
- shuttle run (required level of 9.6)
- functional testing
- a series of physical aptitude tasks.
All physical sssessments are held at the fire stations. You are required to attend the Assessment Centre in the location of your preference.
Stage 5 – Assessment Centre
The assessment centre will consist of:
- a panel interview
- a teamwork exercise
- online testing.
Stage 6 – Referee checks
Stage 7 – Medical
Stage 8 – Offer of employment
Stage 9 – Training
Successful applicants will receive 11 weeks of intensive training at our Melbourne Learning Academy prior to placement at their home fire station. Applicants are able to indicate their location preference on the online application form.
Successful applicants can expect a long, rewarding and successful career with one of the largest aviation fire fighting services in the world.
Airservices Australia values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.