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FIRE SUPPRESSION AID (FSA) REQUIREMENTS:
High school or a G.E.D. certificate.
This examination will consist of a qualifying written test covering basic math, identification and use of hand tools, and mechanical reasoning. Only those applicants who receive a passing score on the written test will be scheduled for the interview portion of the examination. The weights for the exam is 70% interview and 30% written. The exam will evaluate training, experience, personal fitness and general ability to perform the duties of this position.
Prior to employment, candidates must successfully pass a physical agility test, medical exam, and a thorough background investigation.
The physical agility test will be administered by the Fire Department and requires walking three miles in 45 minutes or less carrying a 45-pound pack. Information containing suggestions on fitness training for the agility test will be available for pick-up at the time of filing your application.
For further information, please contact our Personnel Services Section at 323-881-2431.