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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
Municipal Firefighter 10/28/2019 - 02/04/2020* On-going
Parole Officer A/B Field 12/22/2020 - 02/16/2021* 04/02/2021 (FRI)
Correction Officer I 01/08/2021 - 02/02/2021* 03/19/2021 (FRI)
Correctional Program Officer A/B 01/05/2021 - 03/02/2021* 04/17/2021 (SAT)
Transitional Parole Officer 01/12/2021 - 03/09/2021* 04/24/2021 (SAT)
Fire Alarm Operator 02/16/2021 - 04/13/2021* 05/28/2021 (FRI)
Environmental Police Officer A/B 08/11/2020 - 09/01/2020* 10/24/2020 (SAT)    

*  Please refer to the individual examination posters for additional application deadline and examination processing fee information.

 

Promotional Level Exams

Application Period

Exam Date

Boston Fire Lieutenant and Captain 11/24/2020 - 12/15/2020 02/27/2021 (SAT)
Environmental Police Officer C & D 11/25/2020 - 12/16/2020 02/20/2021 (SAT)
Statewide District/Deputy Fire Chief 02/23/2021 - 03/16/2021 05/12/2021 (WED)
Senior & Principal Fire Alarm Operator 03/09/2021 - 04/30/2021 05/28/2021 (FRI)
Department of Correction Captain 04/13/2021 - 05/04/2021 06/30/2021 (WED)

Sole Assessment Center

Continuously  
Statewide Police Sergeant,
Lieutenant and Captain
07/01/2020 - 07/22/2020 09/19/2020 (SAT)
Fire Chief 07/14/2020 - 08/04/2020 10/14/2020 (WED)
Correction Officer II 08/25/2020 - 09/15/2020 10/23/2020 (FRI)
Correction Officer III 09/08/2020 - 09/29/2020 11/07/2020 (SAT)
Statewide Fire Lieutenant and Captain 08/25/2020 - 09/15/2020 11/21/2020 (SAT)

 

Military Makeup Exams

Request Deadline

Exam Date

2019 Police Officer

01/24/2020

02/15/2020

Military Makeup Exam Instructions

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