The town is in the Red-Control level under the new provincial COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. Provincial orders remain in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines.
This is a guideline and is intended for reference purposes only. All dates and stages are subject to change at the discretion of the town. Only a select number of candidates will proceed through each stage of the recruitment process.
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Town of Oakville will start its 2020 Fire Fighter Recruitment on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
Applications will only be accepted online.
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 4 p.m.
The deadline to apply online is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
Dates: Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 21, 2020
Interviews will be conducted over this period. Interviews will be conducted by a Selection Committee who will interview candidates based on qualifications. The town will also consider such factors as, but is not limited to: work experience, education related to fire fighting and community volunteer service.
Dates: Thursday, February 27 to Friday, March 13, 2020
Second interviews will be conducted over this period.
Dates: Tuesday, March 17 to Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Any additional screening, testing and/or assessments deemed necessary by the Selection Committee will be conducted over this period.
Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Candidates selected for employment will be notified by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020 with a conditional offer of employment. Those candidates not selected will also be notified.
Once candidates have successfully met all conditions of employment, candidates will receive a confirmed offer of employment.
Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (tentative)
The Town of Oakville anticipates a Tuesday, May 5, 2020 start date.