Firefighter Civil Service Entry Level Testing

Job Title: Firefighter Civil Service Entry Level Testing

Department: Fire Department

Hours: Full time

Start date: To be determined

Job Description:


Changes in Firefighter Civil Service Entry Level Testing

Effective immediately, candidates must successfully complete the Physical Agility exam prior to taking the written exam portion, which is scheduled for the first Monday in April. The application process will begin for Firefighter applicants in January 2019 and will continue through March 15, 2019.

Firefighter applicants will have three (3) opportunities to take the Physical Agility exam:

Saturday, 02/02/19, starting at 8:00 am

Saturday, 02/23/19, starting at 8:00 am

Saturday, 03/16/19, starting at 8:00 am

Each candidate will receive a packet containing information concerning the Physical Agility exam, the testing process, as well as other pertinent information explaining the entire recruitment process at time of application.

For those applicants holding a CPAT certification licensed by the IAFF or IAFC that has been obtained within 180 days of the application will be accepted in lieu of the Physical Agility exam.

Please call the Benton Fire Department between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at 501-775-5960 for any questions concerning this process.