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City Of Cape Town: Fire Fighter Learnership

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 qualification (Mathematics and Physical Science preferred)
  • 18 years or older
  • Must not suffer from fear of confined spaces or heights
  • Must be medically and physically fit
  • Must be able to work in a team and cope with stressful situations
  • No Criminal Record
  • Successfully complete the Firefighter 1, Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations and First Aid Level 3 courses presented by the learning institution

NOTE: Candidates who pass the physical test will:

  • be required to pass a written assessment and an interview
  • be required to submit their fingerprints or identity numbers for the purpose of checking criminal records. No other criminal clearances will be acceptable
  • be required to undergo a City medical evaluation
  • be required to undergo a compulsory drug test at a City testing venue. Special conditions attached to the post:
  • Non-permanent contract position for duration of training
  • Candidates will only be appointed to a permanent Learner Fire Fighter position on successful completion of the prescribed training

All shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake and pass the following compulsory fitness test

  • Reach test (1.9 m)
  • 2.4 km run (Males 11minutes and Females 13 minutes)
  • Push-ups (30 in 60 seconds)
  • Sit-ups (30 in 60 seconds)
  • Dead load carries (2 x 25 kg drums over a distance of 100 m)

Closing date: 24 September 2021

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