Gloucester Fire Department 2022 Municipal Firefighter Exam

Wednesday August 24, 2022

GLOUCESTER — Chief Eric Smith encourages individuals who are interested in pursuing a career with the Gloucester Fire Department to apply for the 2022 Municipal Firefighter written examination.

The exam is meant to establish an eligible list from which to fill firefighter vacancies in civil service cities and towns in Massachusetts.

The exam is scheduled to begin on Oct. 24, with an application deadline of Aug. 30. A late fee will be assessed to those who file their applications later than the Aug. 30 deadline.

Interested candidates can apply online by visiting:

To be eligible to take the exam, applicants must be at least 19 years of age on or before Oct. 24, 2022.

Written exams will be held at various sites across the state, and there is an examination fee of $75. Following the written test, candidates will receive a notice to appear for an Entry-Level Physical Ability Test.

Several 2022 Municipal Firefighter Exam & Career Information Sessions are being held across the state by the Department of Fire Services. Details on those events can be found by visiting: Applicants can also find Firefighter Preparation Guides by visiting:

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