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Firefighter Recruitment Test this Saturday

May 8, 2013 – Thunder Bay Fire Rescue reminds interested applicants that the Preliminary Firefighter Recruitment Written Test will be held this Saturday, May 11 at 10 am at Lakehead University.
“I encourage anyone interested in joining our team to take advantage of this opportunity and come out and take the test," said Fire Chief John Hay. "Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is continually working on building a diverse, innovative, nationally recognized Fire-Rescue Service committed to ongoing quality service to our citizens and community. The Preliminary Recruitment Test is the first step in creating the hiring list that we draw from for up to the next two years."
All interested testing applicants are to report to the Agora of Lakehead University between 9 am and 10 am on Saturday, May 11, to write the test; latecomers will not be permitted. Only the first 500 applicants will be accepted. There is a $50, cash only, fee to write the test. Applicants must provide both photo and signature I.D. (e.g. valid driver's licence) on the day of the test.  Applicants not providing proper I.D. will not be considered for employment.
Job descriptions for the position of Firefighter are available at Human Resources or at The City of Thunder Bay will not be accepting applications in advance of the test.
A Candidate Preparation Manual is available at the Vickers Street Fire Station, 330 Vickers Street North, weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, or at Canada Game Games Complex, 420 Winnipeg Ave, for a $5 fee.

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Contact: Deputy Chief Dave Paxton, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Service, 625-2104 or