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Civil Service Examination Schedule

Firefighter, correction officer and police officer exams, including entry level and promotional level.

Please note that we update the schedule as new exams are announced.

Entry Level Exams

Application Period Exam Date
2023 Municipal Firefighter Exam 07/01/2023 - 08/29/2023 10/14/2023 -10/21/2023
2024 Correction Officer I Exam (January)* 10/20/2023 - 12/12/2023 01/20/2024
2024 Municipal Police Officer, MBTA Transit Police Officer and State Trooper Exams* 11/23/2023 - 01/30/2024 03/16/2024 - 03/30/2024
2024 Correction Officer I Exam (June) 03/01/2024 - 04/23/2024 06/08/2024
2024 Environmental Police Officer A/B 05/14/2024 - 07/16/2024 08/17/2024
2024 Municipal Firefighter Exam 07/01/2024 - 08/27/2024 10/17/2024 - 10/26/2024

*  Please refer to the individual examination posters for additional application deadlines and examination processing fee information.

Please note, dates may be subject to change.  Check back periodically for any updates.

 

Promotional Level Exams

Application Period Exam Date
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2024 Statewide Fire Lieutenant and Captain Exams 02/13/2024 - 03/05/2024 04/27/2024
2024 Fire Chief Exam (May) 02/13/2024 - 03/12/2024 05/01/2024
2024 Boston Deputy Fire Chief Exam 04/16/2024 - 05/07/2024 06/08/2024
2024 Correction Officer II 07/01/2024 - 07/23/2024 08/17/2024
2024 Statewide Police Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain Exams 07/02/2024 - 08/06/2024 09/21/2024
2024 Fire Chief Exam (October) 07/29/2024 - 08/13/2024 10/02/2024
2024 Correction Officer III TBD - TBD November 2024

2024 Statewide District & Deputy Fire Chief Exam

08/09/2024 - 09/17/2024 11/16/2024
2024 DOC Captain TBD - TBD December 2024

 

Please note, dates may be subject to change.  Check back periodically for any updates.

 

Military Makeup Exams

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Last updated: May 20, 2024

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