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Civil Service Examination Schedule

Firefighter, correction officer and police officer exams, including entry level and promotional level.

Please note that we update the schedule as new exams are announced.

Entry Level Exams

Application Period * Exam Date
Firefighter 07/01/2021 - 09/07/2021 10/30/2021 (SAT)
2022 Police Officer 11/23/2021 - 01/04/2022 03/19/2022
2022 Correctional Program Officer A/B 12/21/2021 - 01/18/2022 04/16/2022
2022 Correction Officer I 02/22/2022 - 03/22/2022 06/04/2022
Department of Correction/ Head Cook 03/08/2022 - 04/05/2022 08/20/2022
2022 Firefighter 06/21/2022 - 08/02/2022 10/15/2022
Environmental Police Officer A/B 07/26/2022 - 08/23/2022 10/29/2022
Transitional Parole Officer 01/12/2021 - 03/09/2021 Completed
Correctional Program Officer A/B 01/05/2021 - 03/02/2021 Completed
Parole Officer A/B Field 12/22/2020 - 02/16/2021 Completed
Correction Officer I 01/08/2021 - 02/02/2021 Completed
Fire Alarm Operator 02/16/2021 - 04/13/2021 Completed
Police Officer & State Trooper 01/27/2021 - 05/04/2021 Completed**

*  Please refer to the individual examination posters for additional application deadline and examination processing fee information.
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Testing will be administered over multiple sessions through the end of June.

 

Promotional Level Exams

Application Period

Exam Date

Police Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain 07/06/2021 - 07/27/2021 09/18/2021 (SAT)
Department of Correction Chef 08/17/2021 - 09/07/2021 10/06/2021 (WED)
Fire Lieutenant and Captain 08/31/2021 - 09/21/2021 11/13/2021 (SAT)
2022 Fire Chief (May) 02/08/2022 - 03/01/2022 05/04/2022
2022 Parole Officer C Field 03/01/2022 - 03/22/2022     05/04/2022
2022 Parole Officer C Institutional 03/01/2022 - 03/22/2022     05/04/2022
2022 Parole Officer D Field 03/01/2022 - 03/22/2022     05/04/2022
Statewide District/Deputy Fire Chief 03/01/2022 - 03/22/2022     05/21/2022
Boston District/Deputy Fire Chief 03/15/2022 - 04/05/2022     05/21/2022
Statewide Police SGT, LT and Captain 06/28/2022 - 07/19/2022 09/17/2022
2022 Fire Chief Exam (October) 07/12/2022 - 08/02/2022 10/05/2022
2022 Correctional Program Officer C & D 08/09/2022 - 08/30/2022 10/22/2022
2022 Correction Officer III 08/16/2022 - 09/06/2022 10/22/2022
2022 Statewide Fire LT and Captain 08/30/2022 - 09/20/2022 11/19/2022
Sole Assessment Center Continuously

 

Boston Fire Lieutenant and Captain 11/24/2020 - 12/15/2020 Completed
Environmental Police Officer C & D 11/25/2020 - 12/16/2020 Completed
Fire Chief Exam (May) 02/22/2021 - 03/16/2021 Completed
Statewide District/Deputy Fire Chief 02/23/2021 - 03/16/2021 Completed
Senior & Principal Fire Alarm Operator 03/30/2021 - 04/20/2021 Completed
Department of Correction Captain 04/13/2021 - 05/04/2021 Completed

 

Military Makeup Exams

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