FAQs

  • Why is the CPAT test conducted and what is it comprised of?
  • Once the CPAT test is completed, how do I obtain my score?
  • How do I apply?
  • How do I schedule myself for the written test?
  • What if I know that I cannot attend the assigned test date?
  • Where is the written test conducted?
  • What types of questions make up the written exam?
  • How long does the test take?
  • Can I retest to improve my score?
  • How will I know if I have been selected for the next portion of the hiring process?
  • What is the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Orientation?
  • Where is the CPAT test conducted?
  • Who is selected to attend the Oral Review Board and what is its makeup?
  • I understand a background investigation will be conducted. What will this entail?
  • What is the Fire Recruit Academy?
  • Is it possible to become a firefighter without my Firefighter 1 certificate?
  • Are you able to apply again if you have already applied previously and did not advance past the written examination?
  • I was looking at your website and I saw that an EMT-B certification is required before completion of a one year probationary period. Is the EMT training part of the fire academy or are candidates required to get the training elsewhere and have it completed before graduating from the academy?
  • What qualifications are required to be an Entry-Level firefighter?
  • Can I be hired if I have a felony conviction?
  • How long is the Academy?
  • How many positions are available?
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