2018 Municipal Firefighter Exam

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

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%.

2018 Firefighter Blog

 

Key Dates for the Firefighter Exam

    Eligibility:    Entry-level, open to public
    Location:    Various Sites across the state
    Written Examination Date: March 24, 2018
    Written 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.

How to Apply for the Firefighter Exam

Apply button on Civil Service Online Application

Additional Resources

Study Guides

Upcoming Open Houses for 2018 Firefighter Examination

Date Time Location City/Town

01/10/2018

01/13/2018

5:30pm-7:30pm

10am-12pm

Worcester Fire Training Division
141 Grove Street,
Worcester, MA 01605

Worcester Fire Dept.Open House Flyer

Worcester
01/16/2018 9am-4pm

Lawrence Public Library
Robert Frost Room (3rd Floor),
51 Lawrence Street,
Lawrence, MA 01841

Lawrence Fire Dept. Open House Flyer
-English

Lawrence Fire Dept. Open House Flyer
-Spanish

Lawrence
01/18/2018 5pm-7pm

Tobin Community Center
1481 Tremont St
Roxbury Crossing, MA  02120

Boston Fire Recruitment Day Flyer

Boston
01/20/2018 2pm-4pm

Kay Pam
6 Livingstone St.
Dorchester, MA 02124

Boston Fire Dept. Open House Flyer
- English

Boston Fire Dept. Open House Flyer
- Haitian Creole Version

Boston
01/23/2018 6pm-7:30pm

Cambridge City Hall, Sullivan Chambers
795 Massachutts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02139

Cambridge Fire Open House Fire

Cambridge
01/24/2018 6pm-8pm

Duggan Middle School - Auditorium
1015 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

Springfield Fire Dept. Open House Flyer

Springfield
02/01/2018 5pm-7pm

Tobin Community Center
1481 Tremont St
Roxbury Crossing, MA  02120

Boston Fire Recruitment Day Flyer

Boston
02/03/2018 10am-12pm

War Memorial Building
156 West Elm Street
Brockton, MA  02301

Brockton Fire Dept. Open House Flyer- English

Brockton Fire Dept. Open House Flyer-Portuguese

Brockton

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