Hiring Timeline: An Overview Of the 2017-2018 Application Process

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:50pm

Recruit helmetThe Madison Fire Department is accepting applications for entry-level firefighter/EMTs now through Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Click here to get started on your application!

The written application is just the first step in a multi-faceted process that will take several months. Below is a general overview and timeline for this process. The dates are subject to change at any time.

Accepting Applications: October 1 - November 30, 2017

FireTEAM Test: January 3, 2018

Community Oral Board Interview: February 2018

Department Oral Board Interview: April 2018

Fire Chief's Interview: May 2018

Physical Ability Test: July 2018

Applicants who reach this stage of the process will be referred for background checks and medical evaluations.

The recruit academy is anticipated to begin in September or October 2018.

Visit our "Application Process" page for more information about each stage of this process. This page includes links to handouts, sample tests, and videos to help you prepare.


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