City of Cape Town: 2020 Firefighter Traineeship Proramme

City of Cape Town: 2020 Firefighter Traineeship Proramme

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Stipend: Basic Salary R163 948p.a

Ref: SS 1/20

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
  • Successful candidates must be available to start training on 1June 2020
  • Successfully complete the Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations and First Aid Level 3 courses presented by the learning institution

Please Note:

Candidates need to pass a Fire and Rescue standard physical assessment comprising of the following:

  • Practical assessment comprising:
assessmentMaleFemale
Height Reach Test1.9m1.9m
2.4 km runComplete under 11 mincomplete under 13 minutes
PushupsComplete 30 in 60 secondsComplete 20 under 60 seconds
Situpscomplete 30 under 60 secondsComplete 20 under 60 seconds
Dead load carry2x25KG  over a distance of 100m2x25KG  over a distance of 100m
  • Acrophobia and Claustrophobia tests.
  • Candidates must also pass a written assessment (Mathematics and comprehension), interview,medical evaluation and substance abuse test PRIOR to appointment.

Special conditions attached to the post:

  • Non-permanent contract position for duration of training
  • Candidates will only be appointed to permanent Learner Fire Fighter position on successful completion of the prescribed training programme
  • Required to wear a uniform and protective clothing.

How To Apply

To be considered for these positions and participate in the assessments, applicants must follow the instructions as detailed below:

If your surname starts withDate
A, B, C, D, E10 February 2020
F, G, H, I, J,11 February 2020
K,L, M,12 February 2020
N,O, P, Q13 February 2020
R, S T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z14 February 2020

53 Berkley Rd,Ndabeni(old abattoir premises) Gates close at 08:30 Strictly no late coming will be allowed

Original ID Document Recently certified copy of ID (not older than 6 months) Original Grade 12 Certificate Recently certified copy of Grade 12 certificate (not older than 6 months) Statement of results only accepted for 2019 Matriculants (original & certified copy) PT clothes, running shoes Participants to provide own refreshments for the day. Be prepared for all weather conditions.

No correspondence will be entered into with unsuccessful applicants or with third parties.