Subject to change, any FPC Training or Certification activities scheduled after 11/2/20 have been postponed at least through years end. Programs underway are continuing.

Connecticut Firefighter Testing Consortium

The CT Firefighter Testing Consortium will conduct statewide entry level testing in winter 2020. The Statewide test will be conducted on behalf of approximately 18 cities and towns across the state. The tests, including a written exam and oral interview, will provide firefighter candidates opportunities for firefighter positions. Candidates will be eligible based on the prerequisites determined by local communities. The three main requirements as 1) minimal requirements including basic High School diploma and valid driver’s license, 2) requirements of #1 and Emergency Medical Technician Certification or 3) requirements of #1 and Paramedic License.

Applications will be open in the fall of 2019 and will be coordinated though the Consortium contractor -IOS. An application fee will be required to submit an application.

State of Connecticut Firefighter Testing Consortium

Applications will be available until Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Multiple fire agencies within the state of Connecticut area are seeking applicants to establish eligibility lists for the position of Firefighter. These departments will be testing as a consortium and one application will grant you the ability to apply to all departments.

About the Departments: See Attached

Bristol Fire Department

East Hartford Fire Department

Easton Fire Department

Town of Farmington Fire Department

Fairfield Fire Department

Mansfield Fire & ES

Naugatuck Fire Department

New Canaan Fire Department

North Haven Fire Department

Norwalk Fire Department

South Fire District

Torrington Fire Department

West Haven Fire Department

Westport Fire Department

Willimantic Fire Department

Wilton Fire Department

Click on each department above to view their specific requirements and agency information.

Minimum Qualifications*:

 $145 non-refundable application fee

 U.S. citizenship or legally authorized to work in the United States

 High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

 Valid driver’s license

*Important Note: these are the minimum threshold requirements for the Connecticut Testing Consortium. Individual departments may hold more stringent requirements. In order to be considered for each agency you must comply with their minimum standards. For example, some agencies require EMT or EMT-P licenses, however, the timing of the requirement may differ. Please see the department(s) job description for specific information on individual departments.

Written Exam & Oral Interview Information:

The written examination will be administered the week of March 9, 2020 – March 14, 2020. Multiple testing sessions will be offered throughout the State of Connecticut. Weekday and weekend options will be available. The exact location and times of the testing sessions will be released at a later time. After the application deadline, you will be notified of your eligibility status via email and instructions on how to schedule a written exam time will be provided.

Those successfully completing the written examination must attend the oral interview. Interviews will be conducted the week of April 6, 2020 – April 11, 2020. Additional details and instructions on how to register for an interview time will be provided in late March 2020.

Exam and Interview timeslots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the availability/flexibility to attend both the written exam and oral interview anytime within the dates listed.

To apply: Visit and find the job application for the Connecticut Firefighter Consortium Testing