The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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Civil Service Law Chapter 31, section 58, permits cities and towns to ask that residents be placed on entry-level firefighter lists before non-residents. A resident is a person who has lived in the same city or town for the full year before the date of the examination. Cities and towns may opt for other residency requirements. Please check with the specific city or town.
Municipalities in bold italic are under the Federal Consent Decree.
Abington, Agawam, Amesbury, Athol, Attleboro, Beverly, Billerica, Brockton, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Chicopee, Clinton, Cohasset, Danvers, Everett, Fairhaven, Fall River, Framingham, Franklin, Gardner, Greenfield, Hanover, Holyoke, Hopedale, Hull, Lawrence, Lowell, Ludlow, Lynn, Marshfield, Medford, Melrose, Milton, Nahant, Needham, New Bedford, Newburyport, North Adams, North Reading, Peabody, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Quincy, Reading, Revere, Rockland, Salem, Saugus, Scituate, Somerville, Springfield, Stoughton, Tewksbury, Wakefield, Waltham, Whitman, Winthrop, Woburn
Acushnet, Arlington, Bedford, Chelmsford, Dracut, Easthampton, Easton, Hingham, Hudson, Ipswich, Malden, Mansfield, Marblehead, Methuen, Milford, North Andover, Norton, Stoneham, Ware, Watertown, West Springfield, Westfield, Wilmington
However, if you are a qualified veteran either still in or released from the military, you may add up to a maximum of four years of service time to your age but must have not yet reached your 36th birthday as of the date of the exam.
Andover, Belmont, Boston, Bourne, Burlington, Canton, Dedham, Falmouth, Fitchburg, Gloucester, Haverhill, Holbrook, Leominster, Natick, Newton, North Attleboro, Norwood, Randolph, Shrewsbury, Swampscott, Taunton, Weymouth, Winchester, Worcester, Wrentham
Marlborough, Plainville, Wellesley, Westwood