Firefighter Examination Process

The purpose of the Civil Service Commission is to provide for the filling of vacancies in the departments by establishing an equitable and effective method of bringing competent employees into the service, promoting present employees into positions of higher rank, and providing for the reinstatement and discharge of full-time paid members as provided by the Act. For more information on the Civil Service Commission please see the below link.

Civil Service Rules & Regulations (PDF)

Applicants for entrance into the Fire Department shall take three (3) tests in the following order:

1. A written test, which is graded and scored.
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2. An agility test, which is pass or fail. Agility Test Exercises (PDF)

3. An oral test, which is graded and scored.