With the upcoming Fire Service Examinations, members are reminded of the position regarding the granting of Leave.
This is found in the Collective Agreement at Part 5.6.6
Where staff are on-duty, they shall be released from duty and a call-back arranged to cover the time of absence.
Where staff are off-duty, they shall be paid at a rate of ordinary time for the period they are sitting the examinations.On-Duty Staff – Part A/B of S.O. Examinations
Where on-duty staff are sitting either Part A or Part B of the Station Officer Examination, they shall be required to work the remaining part of their shift and any call-back organized accordingly.