Category Archives for "Becoming a firefighter"

Australian Firefighter Salary and Negotiations

Australian Firefighter Salary

It’s no secret that firefighting is one of the most challenging — and dangerous — career choices. It takes an exceptional person to put their health and life on the line for others every day. And it doesn’t help that this occupation is becoming increasingly more dangerous and stressful, due to the increasing environmental changes. […]

  • 2020-08-14

How To Pass Aptitude Tests For Fire Services In Australia

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In this podcast, I talk about aptitude tests and fire service recruitment within Australia and the main reasons why most people fail this test. Why Do Most People Fail The Aptitude Test? The first reason is that they just don’t prepare well enough or wing it and go into the test thinking that it’s all […]

  • 2020-08-10

Firefighting Career: What Medical Conditions Need To Be Reviewed?

Firefighting Career Medical Reviews

Firefighting Career: What Medical Conditions Need To Be Reviewed If you’re interested in a firefighting career, you need to understand that there are certain medical conditions that could disqualify you from entering this profession. Additionally, there are other conditions that may need to be reviewed on a case by case basis. The strenuous job requirements […]

  • 2020-08-07

Why Firefighting Is a Good Career Choice For Retiring Athletes

Career choice for retiring athletes

Are you a professional athlete about to retire and considering your next career move? If the answer is yes, then you should know that firefighting is a good career choice for retiring athletes.  Most athletes reach their peak in their late 20’s or early 30’s, so they still have many working years ahead. Retirement for athletes […]

  • 2020-07-22

Can Firefighters Have Piercings And Can Firefighters Have Tattoos?


Here at Fire Recruitment Australia, we get asked many questions from potential recruits. One of them is “can firefighters have piercings?” Another question we often get asked is “can firefighters have tattoos?” These questions are both relevant because if you want to join the fire services, you want to ensure that you have the best […]

  • 2020-07-18

Fire Rescue Victoria Ranks

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Note: Nothing contained in this post is to imply any endorsement from Fire Rescue Victoria or its representatives. Fire Rescue Victoria is a newly established fire and rescue service to meet Victoria’s evolving need for dynamic fire danger response. It started on July the 1st 2020 and is part of the Fire Service Reforms in […]

  • 2020-07-03