• 2014 Firefighter Examination Information

    As of 4/18/14, Notices to Appear for the written portion of the 2014 Firefighter exam have been released via email to all approved candidates.  Questions regarding Notices to Appear should be emailed to civilservice@state.ma.us

    All approved candidates have received instructions on how to self-schedule their ELPAT via email as well.  Questions regarding your ELPAT should be emailed to ELPAT@state.ma.us

    Candidates are strongly advised to review their online profiles to ensure that there is a valid email address on file and their phone contact information is up to date.

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      Effective January 1, 2014, employees will no longer be able to enroll in a Section 125, non-contributory plan through Mosaic Health Insurance Exchange or the Health Connector for health insurance.

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      The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is proud to be the first state to join the Alzheimer’s Association Early Detection Alliance to expand the awareness of Alzheimer’s disease.

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      Massachusetts Statewide Veterans Career Fair

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      Thank You For participating in our Statewide Veterans Career Fair!  

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