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COCT Fire Fighter Learner Learnership Programme

Directorate: Safety And Security
Reference Number: Ss 79/22 Ext
Basic Salary: R118 097 P.a
Department: Fire Services

Do you have what it takes to become a firefighter? Here is an opportunity to apply for Fire Fighter Learner Opportunity.

Minimum 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 1NFPA 1001, Hazmat Awareness NFPA 1072, Hazmat Operations NFPA 1072 and First Aid Level 3 courses presented by the learning institution

Key Performance Areas:

-Reach test (1.9 m)
-2.4 km run (Males 11 minutes 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)

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 center
-Be required to pass a claustrophobia and acrophobia test (fear of confined spaces and fear of heights)

Special conditions attached to the post:

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



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