2018 Municipal Firefighter Exam

See key dates and resources for the entry-level exam.

Regarding the Entry Level Physical Ability Test (ELPAT):

SCHEDULING:  You will be scheduled for the ELPAT (the second component of the Firefighters exam) after you participate in the written exam.
Please allow approximately 6 weeks after the written exam to receive notification regarding your ELPAT date and time. All ELPAT testing is conducted at our site in Hudson, MA. You will receive an email regarding the ELPAT that will contain more detailed information.
PREPARATION: Review the ELPAT Events and
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Key Dates for the Firefighter Exam

Eligibility:    Entry-level, open to public
Location:    Various Sites across the state
Written Examination Date: March 24, 2018
Examination Fee:    $200*
Application Deadline: February 7, 2018*
*There is an additional $50 late fee for applications received after February 7, 2018.
Applications will NOT be accepted after February 21, 2018.
Notices to Appear for Written Exam Emailed: March 9, 2018
Notices to Appear for ELPAT Emailed: TBD
Score Release Date: TBD
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
Eligible List Established Date: TBD

Candidates must take and pass written and ELPAT to receive a final score.

This examination consists of two components which make up your total score; a written examination 50% and an entry-level physical abilities test (ELPAT) 50%.

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