Welcome to the Phoenix Fire Department Firefighter Recruitment web site!
The City of Phoenix is planning on conducting a Firefighter written exam on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Please check this site for more information and updates.
There are several steps you must take to be
eligible to become a professional firefighter. For more information, please see
the links below.
E-mail questions: email@example.com
Here is information on each step in the
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification
Every Phoenix Firefighter is required to obtain and maintain a State of Arizona
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification.
CPAT - Candidate Physical Ability Test
Proof of successful completion of a
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) from a licensed agency within 6 months is required at the scheduled date of your final selection interview.
Firefighter I & II Certification
Firefighter I & II Certification may be obtained from a number of sources. To assist you we have identified a few. Firefighter candidates are not required to have Firefighter 1 & 2 certification.
The Phoenix Fire Department Cadet Program was started in 1975. The purpose of the program is to provide cadets with hands-on emergency medical training, work experience at fire stations, training in firefighter skills and volunteerism for the community.
Fire Science Classes
The Maricopa Community College District is a great resource to prepare you for a career as a firefighter. Current and former firefighters work as adjunct faculty and are there to help you prepare for a career as a firefighter. Click here to locate
Fire Science Classes.
An Affinity Group is a group of people formed around a shared interest or common goal who support each other and work together. There are several groups associated with the fire department. Please contact them directly.
Fitness Preparation is a very important part of the employment process.
Sample Recruitment Packet
A Sample Recruitment Packet is available for downloading. This is a sample of what will be available during the recruitment process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for answers to
frequently asked questions.