What is an aptitude test for firefighters?

The Firefighter Aptitude and Character Test™ is not a measure of your self-worth or your intelligence. This is a test designed to measure your levels of reading ability, math skills, map reading skills, writing skills, and human relation competencies.

How much does a Calgary firefighter make?

Salary rates (effective Jan 1, 2020)

Year Index Hourly
Probationary firefighter % 65 $ 30.44
Permanent second year firefighter % 75 $ 35.12
Permanent third year firefighter % 85 $ 39.80
Permanent fourth year firefighter % 95 $ 44.48

How do I become a firefighter in Calgary?

Firefighter Qualifications

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Have at least a High school diploma or equivalency.
  4. Have a valid Class 5 driver’s license or provincial / territorial equivalent without a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) status and with.

Is firefighter exam hard?

I have found the written test to be the easiest part of the firefighter application process as long as you are well prepared for it. Make sure you take time to study hard for these tests. Take as many tests as possible to gain experience and confidence in the test taking process.

What is the firefighter written exam called?

FCTC Written Test
The FCTC Written Test was developed by the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Cal-JAC). It is a fully validated general knowledge written test with questions and examples tailored to the profession and designed to demonstrate your ability to process information and think critically.

How much does a garbage man make in Calgary?

Salary Recap The average pay for a Garbage Collector Driver is $50,472 a year and $24 an hour in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The average salary range for a Garbage Collector Driver is between $37,996 and $60,795.

What should I wear to firefighter test?

The CPAT dress code for the Orientation, Practice Sessions and Test is: Long pants(no shorts), T-shirt or sweatshirt, footwear with no open heel or toe, and no loose or restrictive jewelry. Candidates must be in proper CPAT attire before being allowed to participate in the orientation, practice sessions and test.

How do you get a BFP exam?

Application Requirements and Guide

  1. A fully accomplished Civil Service Examination Form – CS Form No. 100 ( Revised September 2016).
  2. Original and photocopy of your valid ID.
  3. Four (4) pcs.
  4. Prepare a non-refundable examination fee of Php 700.00.

When is the Calgary Fire Department’s intake open?

The intake was open from June 1-30, 2019. This int ake will help the Calgary Fire Department create a pool of potential candidates for future recruit classes. Becoming a firefighter is competitive and the pre-screening process has multiple steps with the online application being the first step

How to select a Calgary firefighter?

Select only those candidates who show integrity and a passion for community service. Our firefighters represent the Calgary Fire Department and The City of Calgary. They are role models and leaders within our organization and the community.

Can I take the PHS or CPAT outside of Calgary?

If you are outside of driving distance to Calgary, the PHS Review can be done by phone. The CPAT can be taken from providers in your region of the country if they are approved by CFD. When can I apply?

What is the firefighter pre-screening process?

Our Firefighter Pre-Screening Process is designed to be a fair and thorough competition. It results in the most suitable applicants being presented with conditional job offers. Learn more about the process below.