FRNSW Recruitment Update 2017


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Hey everyone!

Once again, Brent Clayton here, giving you an update for Fire & Rescue NSW while it’s still hot!

A couple of hours ago, FRNSW announced that it will be accepting applications for Permanent Firefighter positions on 1 November 2017. The recruitment period runs until the 15th of the same month. All candidates will then receive an invitation to the first test via email the following day (16/11).

While the number of open positions have not been disclosed yet, you can be sure that like the years that came before, this year’s recruitment will be as competitive and exciting as ever!

To help ease the process, please see some of FRNSW’s recruitment highlights and insights below:


  • Residency requirements
  • HSC or equivalent higher education qualification
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Criminal History Check


All communications are done via email so make sure to:

  • Have a “formal” personal email setup before your application. Avoid slang (ex. as you want to give a good impression.
  • Always check your email for updates. A missed communication is a missed opportunity!
  • Acknowledge emails promptly.

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Lastly, make sure you check out FRNSW’s website for updated information and guidance on what may be different in this year’s recruitment.


I am very excited for those of you who are at the verge of a life-changing journey towards becoming a full-fledged firefighter in one of Australia’s most challenging recruitment programs. I hope this article has given you some knowledge on what you have ahead of you and please know that Fire Recruitment Australia is here to help you through every stage of the hiring process. Just send us a message via our LIVE Chat.



Brent Clayton

FRNSW Recruitment 2017 will be as competitive as usual so make sure you give yourself the best chance possible

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