Columbus Division of Fire Recruitment registration e-mail list
Place yourself on the CFD recruitment e-mail list here register on this page (green Registration button above) to receive important updates and announcements about testing information, Free-Get Fire Ready Orientation Events, Get Fit & informed information sessions, introduction Firefighter Mile Physical test events, preparation and test taking strategies sessions, including updated Firefighter announcements.
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You must reserve your ticket for each dated event. This site is to receive e-mail announcements only.
These free sessions are provided by the Columbus Division of Fire Recruitment Office. There will be repeat sessions with dates announced via e-mail.
CFD free Recruitment Events & Sessions
Fit and Informed session - December 14, 2016(sold out)
Firefighter Mile Intro - January 7, 2017 @ sessions times
Fit and Informed session - January 11, 2017 @TBA stay tuned!
Firefighter Mile Intro - January 21, 2017 @ TBA stay tuned!
Dates of sessions will be announced: via; e-mail
Fit and Informed session
This class room event is intended to improve the applicant’s knowledge, understanding and performance for the March, 2017 Entry-Level Firefighter Examination, by offering test taking tips, preparation strategies, and communication techniques for the FOAM and the dimensions. Understanding the Firefighter Testing Selection Process: steps of application through hire to the CFD Fire Academy. Overview of testing phases and test content of the 2017 study guide material.
Fit and Informed Session overview will consist of:
Civil Service Phases of testing review of: -Phase I Multiple-Choice/ Written Examination
-Phase II Firefighter Oral Assessment Mechanism/ FOAM
-Phase III Firefighter Mile/ Physical
This is a class room setting. This session is not a physical fitness event. Applicants that do not have prior EMS or fire experience will benefit from attending this session. This event is OPTIONAL, and does not give any preference points to applicants.
Firefighter Mile Introduction
The Firefighter Mile Introduction (repeat session) is being provided to allow individuals interested in becoming a Columbus Firefighter to familiarize themselves with the physical phase of the examination. Thirty minutes of information and instruction will be provided followed by one hour of “open gym” time to attempt selected events. This is not the full Firefighter Mile course. This course has been modified, to an Open gym format, to provide hands on experience and acclamation to the course. Columbus Civil Service staff will be in attendance to answer questions regarding the testing process. Columbus Firefighters will be in attendance, for questions on techniques. Please note this is an Optional preparation event, no preference points or special consideration for the next Firefighter Examination will be provided to attendees. This is a physical event, fitness attire is recommend.
View the Firefighter Mile video HERE.
Contact the Columbus Fire Recruitment Office 614-645-6387
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