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The Firefighter application filing period is closed. All applicants should be preparing for the exam process. The resources for exam preparation are provided below. Exams are starting now.
In preparation for the next open filing period, information regarding filing a City of Columbus application to take the Firefighter exam please review the document listed directly below titled Tips for Filing Firefighter Applications. Be sure to sign up for Job Alerts when you complete your city applicant profile to be notified when the filing period opens.
Tips for Filing Firefighter Applications(PDF, 887KB)
Apply to Become A City of Columbus Firefighter
You may also contact the Fire Recruitment office for additional information or opportunities. Fire Recruitment can be reached by calling (614) 645-6387 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently, the Entry-Level Firefighter examination consists of three phases:
Information sessions are designed to help firefighter exam candidates understand what is expected during the testing process. An overview of the City of Columbus Civil Service Commission Firefighter test guide will be provided, along with a question and answer session. These information sessions are optional but highly recommended for candidates.
Questions? If you have questions about the…
If you have additional questions about the job (salary, job responsibilities, etc.), please contact Fire Recruiting at (614) 645-6387. If you have additional questions about the test, please contact Civil Service at (614) 645-0879.
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