Pre-employment Medical Assessment

Prior to an offer of employment being made, successful applicants will be required to undertake a comprehensive pre-employment medical examination with the Brigade Medical Officer.

Applicants are required to meet MFB standards of medical fitness for firefighters and complete a drug screen in accordance with the MFB drug policy.

Conditions, including but not limited to asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, hearing or eyesight disorders (including colour blindness) may result in you being deemed unfit to undertake firefighting duties.

If you believe you have a particular condition that may prevent you from being granted medical clearance and you wish to clarify this prior to submitting your application, please contact:

Public Health Management
St Kilda Road Medical Centre
Level 1, 391 St Kilda Road
Melbourne 3004
phone: (03) 9869 2020

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Safety Tip

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council (AFAC) recommends monthly testing of smoke alarms to ensure they are working correctly.

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Only working Smoke Alarms save lives.

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