2017 Fire Alarm Operator (Boston & Statewide) Exam

Please find key dates and resources for the entry-level exam.

Key Dates for the Exam

Written Examination Date:    May 13, 2017
Application Deadline:    April 4, 2017*
Notices to Appear for Written Exam Emailed:    May 1, 2017
Score Release Date:    June 12, 2017
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal:    June 29, 2017
List Established Date:      November 1, 2017

Written Examination Fee:    $100*
Location:    Various Sites across the state
Eligibility:    Entry-level, Open to public

  *A late fee $50 will be applied to the exam fee after the application deadline April 4, 2017. Applications will NOT be accepted after April 11, 2017.

Additional Resources

To Apply for the Exam

  1. Read the 2017 Fire Alarm Operator Exam Poster
  2. Click the Fire Alarm Operator (Boston & Statewide) Exam Application
  3. Click “Apply” to log in your account and apply for the posting!

Be careful not to apply to the wrong exam posting!

Additional Resources

Next Steps

The eligible list has been established. Please see your rankings on 2017 Fire Alarm Operator Eligible List.

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