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Firefighter Exam Date is Approaching Quickly!

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EXAM Applicants that successfully applied for the position of Portland Fire & Rescue Firefighter Trainee or Firefighter EMT/Paramedic are automatically invited to the video-based, written, multiple choice test on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at the Oregon Convention Center located at 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97212.

YOUR LAST NAME The examination times for the video-based, written, multiple-choice test will be scheduled based on the first letter of your last name.  See schedule below.

 

EXAM REMINDERS

  • The test will start promptly as scheduled. You must be in the testing room before the doors are closed to participate in the examination.
  • To participate in the video-based written test, you must have photo identification with you (driver’s license or DMV ID). 
  • Purses, backpacks, bags, cellular phones, pagers, calculators, or any other electronic devices will not be submitted into the testing area.  If you bring any of these items, YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED AND MUST SECURE THEM ELSEWHERE. Due to testing requirements and confidentiality, anyone found with one of these devices in the testing room will be immediately disqualified.
  • This is a timed, two-hour, video-based written examination, and no there will not be any scheduled restroom breaks. 
  • Food and drink will not be allowed in the testing area.


 

2010 FIREFIGHTER TEST TIMELINES

 

FIREFIGHTER TRAINEE

  • January 11 - January 25, 2010:  Applications Accepted
  • February 18, 2010:  Video-based, Written, Multiple-Choice Test
  • March 5, 2010:  Test Results Mailed
  • March 12 - April 11, 2010: Physical Agility Test Practice Sessions
  • April 16 - April 18, 2010:  Physical Agility Test
  • May 10 - May 28, 2010: Chief's Interviews
  • June 1, 2010: Firefighter Trainee Eligibility List is Published 

**Timeline dates subject to change

FIREFIGHTER EMT/PARAMEDIC

  • January 11 - January 25, 2010:  Applications Accepted
  • February 18, 2010:  Video-based, Written, Multiple-Choice Test
  • March 5, 2010:  Test Results Mailed
  • March 12 - April 11, 2010: Physical Agility Test Practice Sessions
  • April 1, 2010:  Firefighter EMT/Paramedic Eligibility List is Published
  • April 14 - 15, 2010: Chiefs Interviews for Top-Ranking Candidates
  • April 16, 2010: Physical Agility Test for Candidates Interviewed

**Timeline dates subject to change


February 12, 2010

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