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What are the Firefighter Interview Questions?

  • Please tell us about a time when you have built rapport with a group in order to ensure a positive outcome? (What was the situation? How did you build rapport?)
  • Can you provide an example of when you have been sensitive to the needs or well-being of another individual? (What were the needs? What did you do?)
  • Can you describe an occasion where you have worked effectively in a team? (How did you do this?)
  • Can you provide an example of when you have shown respect for differing opinions? (What were the differences? How did you show your respect for these?)
  • Can you describe a situation where you have demonstrated a fair and ethical approach? (What was the situation? How were you fair?)
  • Please tell us about a time when you have recognised the differing needs of others and made efforts to meet these? (What were the needs? How did you know? What steps did you take to meet these?)
  • Please tell us about a time when you have developed your own knowledge or skills? (How did you know you needed to? What did you do?)
  • Can you provide an example of when have learnt something new? (What was it? Why did you learn this?)
  • Can you describe a situation where you have recognised a development need in someone else? (What did you do?)
  • Please tell us about a time when you have demonstrated a hard-working or conscientious approach? (What was the situation? Why did you need to work hard? What was the result?)
  • Can you provide an example of when you have improved standards? (Why was improvement needed? What did you do?)
  • Can you describe a situation where you have been proactive about changing something for the better? (What did you do? How was it better?)

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