City of Philadelphia- Winter 2013
City of Philadelphia Civil Service is now accepting applications to take the written test for firefighter. Open period is July 22-Aug 23. Test date is November 16. You DO NOT need to be a resident to test however you MUST establish a residence inside the city within 6 months of your date of hire and maintain it for the duration of your employment. Previous experience and certifications DO NOT COUNT so dont even ask. You are not a City of Philadelphia Firefighter until you go through the Philly Fire Academy, no matter how thick your certs book is.