2017 Fire Lieutenant and Captain Exam

Please find key dates for the promotional exam and the listing of participating departments.

Key Dates for the Promotional Exam

Written Examination Date: November 18, 2017
Application Deadline: October 3, 2017
Notice to Appear Emailed: November 3, 2017
Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: November 25, 2017
Score Release Date: TBD
E&E Last Day to Appeal: TBD
List Established Date: TBD

Written Examination Fee: $250
Location: Various Sites across the state

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Departments Participating in the Promotional Exam

Note: Participating Departments are included on the exam application, and you must find the application that contains your Department. Be careful not to apply to the wrong exam application.

1YP = 1 year experience in the eligible title

3YP= 3 years experience in the eligible title

2017 Fire Captain (1YP):

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants
Municipalities: Arlington, Bedford, Beverly, Brockton, Burlington, Cambridge, Danvers, Fitchburg, Framingham, Gloucester, Lawrence, Malden, Newton, Norton, Norwood, Quincy, Reading, Salem, Saugus,  Springfield, West Springfield

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants and Firefighters
Municipalities: Attleboro, Canton, Easton, Gardner, Haverhill, Marblehead, Marshfield, Melrose, Needham, Rockland, Stoneham, Wakefield, Weymouth, Winthrop

Eligible Titles: Firefighters
Municipalities: Abington, Easthampton, Westfield

2017 Fire Captain (1YP-454510) 45% Written exam, 45% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants and Firefighters
Municipality: Franklin

2017 Fire Captain (1YP-352) 30% Written exam, 50% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants and Firefighters
Municipality: Swampscott

2017 Fire Captain (1YP-442) 40% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants
Municipality: Hingham

2017 Fire Captain (1YP-355510) 35% Written exam, 55% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience

Eligible Titles: Firefighters
Municipality: Clinton

2017 Fire Captain (1YP-552520) 55% Written exam, 25% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience

Eligible Titles: Fire Lieutenants
Municipality: Scituate

2017 Fire Lieutenant (1YP):

Eligible Titles: Firefighters
Municipalities: Bedford, Beverly, Bourne, Canton, Danvers, Dedham, Easton, Franklin, Gardner, Gloucester, Holbrook, Melrose, Methuen, Milford, Needham, Newburyport, Norton, Norwood, Randolph, Reading, Salem, Saugus, Stoneham, Swampscott, Tewksbury, West Springfield, Whitman, Winthrop, Woburn

2017 Fire Lieutenant (3YP):

Eligible Titles: Firefighters
Municipalities: Brockton, Brookline, Cambridge, Fall River, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, New Bedford, Peabody, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Quincy, Springfield, Weymouth, Worcester

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