City of Woonsocket Firefighter Recruitment

CITY OF WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

FIRE DIVISION

       Paul A. Shatraw                                                                         EMERGENCY

      Fire Chief                                                                                          911                        

                                                                                                                 BUSINESS

                                                                                                                 401.765.2500

Fire Department Employment Requirements

Written Test Requirements:

  • Eighteen (18) years of age
  • High School Graduate or RI Education Department equivalency
  • Valid motor vehicle drivers license
  • Pre-paid test fee

Oral Interview Test Requirements

  • Score of 70 % or higher on the written exam

Pre-Conditional Employment Offer:

  • Possess and present a valid up to date RI Physical Performance Assessment Certificate issued by the RI Fire Chiefs Association
  • Possess and present a minimum RI EMT-Cardiac license or State of Rhode Island Sanctioned Equivalent License; or be currently enrolled in a Sanctioned RI EMT-Cardiac Course or State of Rhode Island Sanctioned Equivalent Course.

Post-Conditional Employment Offer:

  • Successfully pass the following:
  • Occupational Health Physical Examination
  • Occupational Health Psychological Assessment
  • Criminal background check
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
  • Complete and agree to the terms and conditions of a Recruit Letter of Understanding to include but not limited to the following:
  • The requirements of the Woonsocket Fire Department Training Academy
  • The requirement of the Woonsocket Fire Department to be minimally licensed by the State of Rhode Island as an EMT-Cardiac or State of Rhode Island sanctioned equivalent within 365 days from the date of hire.

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