What steps must I complete to be hired by the Department of Fire and Rescue?
  • Complete the written exam with a 70% score or higher
  • Complete a nine-station physical ability test course in less than 10 minutes
  • Pass a polygraph test and background examination
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment physical including drug screening
  • Complete a panel interview

If you successfully complete all of the above steps, you will be placed on an eligibility list of firefighter vacancies.

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