- Civil Service Exam(CSE)
- Physical Ability Test(PAT)
- Finger Prints
- Polygraph Examination
- Background Investigation
- Conditional Job Offer(CJO)
The CSE consists of basic Reading and Math questions. After submitting an online application you will receive a study guide.
The Physical Ability Test consists of two separate components. The first component is a series of tasks designed to assess important physical abilities necessary for effective job performance as a firefighter. The second component is a 1.5 mile run.
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