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1st Stage - Written Aptitude Test

Stage one of the recruitment process is a written aptitude test.

This test is specifically designed for entry-level applicants with no previous fire related education or experience. The test measures applicants' abilities in a number of areas including their understanding of written and oral information, their mechanical aptitude and mathematics. The exam is in multiple choice format with no penalty for wrong answers.

During this stage applicants will also be required to complete a Firefighter Application form.

Applicants must provide proof of identity with photo identification. No other form of identification will be accepted. A $50 registration fee will also be required before the applicant is allowed to write the Aptitude Test. Applicants who obtain a passing mark in this written test will be invited to participate in the Fitness Assessment and will be officially notified by the City of Thunder Bay Human Resources Department, through the mail.