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Preliminary Written Test

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay will be conducting a preliminary written test for firefighters on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road. All interested applicants are to report to the Agora of Lakehead University between 9 am and 10 am. No latecomers will be permitted.

The written test will commence at 10 am.

The written exam is in metric.

Only the first 500 applicants will be accepted.

Please note that there will be a $60 fee to write the test. An email requesting payment will be sent to all online applicants prior to March 3, 2018.  Online payment must be received prior to test date.  Cash will NOT be accepted the day of the exam.

Applicants must provide both photo and signature identification (e.g. driver's licence) on the day of the test. Applicants not providing proper identification will not be considered for employment.

The check-in desk will open at 9 am on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in the Agora. You will be required to bring: 

  • Photo identification

  • Printed Email confirmation of Written Aptitude Test Payment

  • Printed Online Receipt of 2018 Written Aptitude Test Fee Payment Confirmation

If you do not bring your photo identification, payment confirmation email and receipt you will not be permitted to write the aptitude test and will be removed from the application process.

For those applicants interested in obtaining further information, we encourage you to attend one of the Information Sessions.