Communication – Candidates are strongly encouraged to check the ACFD Employment website as well as email for updates and important information regarding the current recruitment process for Firefighter/EMT Recruit/Trainee.
CPAT – Candidates are encouraged to take advantage of the CPAT practice program. Several General Practice sessions remain with the next opportunity to complete the CPAT phase at the second Timed Practice on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Candidates who are successful with passing the CPAT test on that date will be have satisfied the CPAT phase of this process and will not have to take the CPAT test with ACFD on the date of the official test (see Hiring Process link below for information on CPAT and a link to the CPAT schedule).
Candidates who have submitted CPAT certificates from other jurisdictions will be contacted by ACFD via email once the certificate has been verified by the issuing agency. CPAT certificates from other jurisdictions that are yet to be submitted by candidates are to be received not later than Friday, June 9, 2017. Otherwise, the ACFD CPAT test must be taken and passed to continue in this recruitment process.
Firefighter/EMT I Recruitment
The application process for Firefighter/EMT Recruit is now closed.
Please be sure to check all links below for information relative to the 2017 recruitment.
- Firefighter/EMT Recruit Job Announcement (for informational purposes only as the application period is currently closed).
- Hiring Process
- Job description, qualifications, and benefits
Please note the following:
- Changes to Background Packet submittal (see Hiring Process).
- A good driving record and a clean criminal history are essential.
- Applicants engaging in any activity that would support a felony conviction are unlikely to receive favorable consideration.
- Applicants engaging in any illegal drug activity (use, selling, manufacturing, distribution, selling/abuse of prescription drugs, etc.) may result in disqualification.
- Convictions for D.U.I. or D.W.I. or Reckless Driving, as well as multiple convictions for Speeding or other moving violations may result in disqualification.
- Incomplete and/or inaccurate information on the application and background information questionnaire may be cause for rejection.