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Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters - Recruit Course 99

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Various
Categories: Fire Fighter, ARFFS Trainee, ARFFS

We are currently seeking committed, diverse and healthy people to join our fire fighting service across a range of locations within Australia. If you are passionate about fitness, attracted to a flexible work environment and enjoy giving back to the community, this could be the job for you. If this sounds like you, or someone you know, start your #CareerForTheFuture today!

We are looking to recruit to the following stations: Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Canberra, Darwin, Gladstone, Hamilton Island, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville & Whitsunday Coast. These locations may change over the coming months dependent on business needs and internal staff movements. Applicants are encouraged to nominate their preferences in regards to locations where they would be willing to be employed as an Aviation Rescue Fire Fighter. However, any offers will be determined with regards to the operational requirements and positions may not be able to be offered at preferred locations.


Aviation Fire Fighters provide rescue and first-aid services for aircraft passengers and crew, deliver technical advice on fire safety and assist in educating users about fire fighting and safety, it's very rare however you will be kept current in your training to rapidly respond to aircraft incidents and fires at airports. You will be required to carry out functions that are both physically and mentally challenging, whilst working to a roster ensuring a good and healthy work-life balance.


The recruit training course in Melbourne which runs for 15 weeks will be one of the most challenging but rewarding experiences of your career. You will be required to commence a training program in September 2023 (RC99) where you will become skilled in aviation firefighting, first aid and rescue before commencing as an operational Aviation Firefighter.

Throughout the approximate 15 week training program which combines extensive theory components as well as practical training, you will earn $48,622 per annum plus superannuation. When you obtain your qualification, your salary will increase to $68,094 per annum plus superannuation.

Airservices recognises the contributions of its employees and rewards performance with career progression and the possibility of further development opportunities.


All applicants, including those who have previously submitted an Expression of Interest, must submit a formal application online and meet the minimum entry standards. Applicants must be available to attend a physical assessment during May 2023 (locations to be confirmed) and an assessment centre in approximately June / July 2023 (locations to be confirmed).

To apply, please review all information on our website before submitting your application via our current opportunities page or by clicking the 'apply' button below.

Applications close at 11:55pm (AEST TIME), Sunday 9th April 2023.

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Visit the Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting careers page on our website. If you have questions after reviewing the website, contact

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