About 1500 people would have been seen for their physical assessments by tomorrow and only 120 will be chosen. Individuals that successfully completed physical assessments will write a test next week in maths and comprehension.
A final interview will then take place to make the final appointments.
The new seasonal firefighters will focus only on vegetation fires.
City fire and rescue services spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said: “According to statistics there was a nominal increase in vegetation fires - 4778 occurred in 2017/2018 and 6670 occurred in 2018/2019.”