• Examination Schedule 2015

    SOME POSTERS/APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Please check back soon for updated information. We apologize for the delay in making the application information available as announced.

    Please click here if you're unable to open the table below:  Examination Schedule for 2015  docx format of Examination Schedule for 2015

    Exam TitleApplication PeriodApplication DeadlineExam FeeExam Date
    2015 Police Officer (Municipal and MBTA Transit Police Officer) 01/09/15 - 03/26/1503/13/15*$100.0004/25/15
    Correction Officer I Due to Inclement weather, applications will continue to be accepted until 03/02/1501/13/15 - 03/02/1503/02/15**$100.0003/21/15
    Environmental Police Officer C01/13/15 - 02/16/1502/16/15$150.0003/21/15
    Environmental Police Officer D01/13/15 - 02/16/1502/16/15$150.0003/21/15
    Fire Chief Promotional Series (District Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief and Fire Chief)01/16/15 - 02/16/1502/16/15$250.0003/21/15
    Correction Officer II01/14/15 - 02/16/1502/16/15$150.0003/21/15
    Police Chief Promotional Series (Police Chief & Deputy Police Chief)03/02/15 - 04/20/1504/20/15$250.0005/16/15
    Correction Officer III03/02/15 - 04/20/1504/20/15$150.0005/16/15
    Police Promotional Series (Police Captain, Police Lieutenant & Police Sergeant)08/03/15 - 09/14/1509/14/15$250.0010/17/15
    Fire Promotional Series (Fire Captain & Fire Lieutenant)09/01/15 - 10/12/1510/12/15$250.0011/14/15

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SCHEDULE IS CONTINUOSULY BEING UPDATED AND AS NEW EXAMS ARE ANNOUNCED THEY WILL BE ADDED TO THIS SCHEDULE

    In order to be scheduled for an exam, you must receive 2 emails - one email which confirms you applied successfully, and another separate email which confirms you paid successful.  Once you receive the successful payment confirmation email, you may ignore the option to "Submit Payment" which may still be displayed in your account.

    LOCATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED IN YOUR NOTICE TO APPEAR EMAIL, AFTER YOU'VE SUCCESSFULLY APPLIED AND PAID FOR AN EXAM - LOCATIONS VARY BY EXAMINATION

    *For applications filed for Police Officer between 03/13/15 through 03/26/15, a late fee will apply.

    **For applications filed for Correction Officer between 02/06/15 through 03/02/15, a late fee will apply.

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    Information regarding Residency Preference Claims

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  • Examination Forms & Notice to Appear Info

    Notice to Appear & Examination Form Information for Applicants Participating in Upcoming Scheduled Examinations. Note: Exam forms (such as education & experience instructions, worksheets and employment verification forms) are no longer mailed to applicants with their notice to appear and must be downloaded and printed by applicants. Applicants should have these forms completed and bring them, along with supporting documents, to the exam. Read the exam announcement/poster for the on-line availability date of exam forms and which forms are applicable for your specific test.
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