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2019 Deputy Fire Chief and District Fire Chief Exams

Please find key dates and resources for the promotional exam.

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Key Dates for the Promotional Exam

Application Opening: February 18, 2019
Application Deadline: March 12, 2019
Notices to Appear for Exam Emailed: May 3, 2019
Written Examination Date: May 18, 2019
Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: May 25, 2019
Score Release Date: June 14, 2019
Education & Experience (E&E) Last Day to Appeal: July 1, 2019
Eligible List Established Date: July 15, 2019

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

Additional Resources for

Next steps

  1. Notice to Appear for Examination Emailed: May 3, 2019

    Two weeks before the examination date you will receive a notice to appear by e-mail.  The notice will tell you the location and the time to appear for your examination.  Please check your junk or spam mail folder for the e-mail before contacting this office.
  2. Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: May 25, 2019

    Promotional exam candidates are required to file their E&E Claims; It is a mandatory exam component and will result in a failing score if the claim is not completed.  Supporting documentation will be accepted up to 7 calendar days following the examination date by mail or email: civilservice@mass.gov

  3. Scores: June 14, 2019

    You will receive your examination result by email.

  4. Education & Experience (E&E) Last Day to Appeal: July 1, 2019

    Before filing an appeal regarding your E&E claim, please ensure that your submitted documentation supports the information referenced on your E&E claim.

  5. Eligible List Established Date: July 15, 2019

    The eligible list is ready to view your rank.

Exam Eligibility

Please note that participating Departments are listed within the exam posting, and you must find the posting that contains your Department.

1YP: 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights: 80% Written Examination, 20% Education & Experience

1YP-361: 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights: 30% Written Examination, 60% Assessment Center, 10% Education & Experience

2019 District Fire Chief (1YP)

Participating Department: Attleboro
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant and Firefighter

Participating Department: New Bedford, Somerville, Worcester
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP)

Participating Department: Canton, Everett, Methuen, Stoughton
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant and Firefighter

Participating Department: Revere
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain and Lieutenant

Participating Department: Chelmsford
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain and Firefighter

Participating Department: Brockton, Cambridge, Holyoke, Lowell, North Reading, Randolph, Revere, Westfield, Weymouth
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain

Participating Department: Bourne, Milton
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Lieutenant

Participating Department: New Bedford
     Eligible Titles for department: District Fire Chief

Participating Department: Fall River, Plymouth
     Eligible Titles for department: District Fire Chief and Fire Captain

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP-361)

Participating Department: Chicopee
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP-442)

Participating Department: Natick, Peabody
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain

Participating Department: Needham
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain, Lieutenant

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP-532)

Participating Department: Norwood
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant, Firefighter

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP-631)

Participating Department: Rockland
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant

2019 Deputy Fire Chief (1YP-622)

Participating Department: Whitman
     Eligible Titles for department: Fire Captain

Note

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