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    Default 2014 Columbus, Ohio Fire Exam. Over 100 firefighters will be hired.

    2014 COLUMBUS FIREFIGHTER EXAMINATION & PREP CLASS INFORMATION

    Applications for 2014 Columbus Firefighter exam will be accepted online only from April 1-30, 2014

    The City of Columbus will be conducting the Written and FOAM

    Examinations from April 13-May 10, 2014.

    Columbus Fire Dept. anticipates hiring 100 firefighters from this exam!!

    There is no residency requirement to take the exam or extra points given for residency! The only requirements are US citizen, 17-1/2 years of age, HS diploma or GED, with a valid driver's license.

    Go to the link below for how to register for the exam and immediately download the study guide for the exam and start getting the edge over your competition right now !!

    http://www.fireprep.com/columbus_fir...examinati.html


    Assistant Chief Brent Collins, Cleveland Fire Dept.
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    More Career articles and exam prep strategies by Chief Collins can be found at the link below
    http://cms.firehouse.com/content/con.../bio.jsp?id=17

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    Applications start April 1st, Anyone putting one in? I know they average about 7000 applicants each test.

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    I'll probably put in. From cincinnati

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    Looks like they are doing the written and the FOAM all in one day. It's going to be a long day of testing.

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    I am hoping more test dates become available. I want to seize this opportunity w/ Columbus. God speed.

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    Can anyone clarify what the FOAM is? Thanks

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    It's a scenario based video test. It will test how you handle certain situations from what I understand.

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    I take my tests in less than 48 hours. So very nervous. Written at 0800. Foam at 1300.

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    Post how the FOAM is .

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    Anyone who registered dud you receive a confirmation letter after picking a test time? I chose 16th at 330 so do I just show up 4 hours before? Thank you for any help possible good luck everybody.

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    How are you even choosing a test time? My status has just been "application received" since submission.

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    I got a email that said I needed to be here at 0730 for 0800 written test. Then my FOAM is at 1300..... Nerves are high today..... Wish me luck... 20 mins till test time

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    Quote Originally Posted by nebo View Post
    How are you even choosing a test time? My status has just been "application received" since submission.
    I don't know about the other fella but I applied April 1st then had to choose by April 8th a day to test, you choose your FOAM time and take M/C same day. I chose on April 7th and all that was left was 15th and 16th, so I have 1530 on 16th for FOAM, no idea though in regards to M/C, from what they said in emails I will be taking the M/C 4 hours before the FOAM. I have not received confirmation though so not sure...

    Good luck everybody.

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    FOAM was a scenerio based thing. You see a scenerio and then you respond when told to. Only have 40 seconds to respond. It wasn't bad at all

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    Is the FOAM just the usual stealing, harassment type scenarios?

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    No not really

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    Has anyone attended an alternate test date (instead of your schedule day)? If so, any problems getting a seat (first come first served)? Thx
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    No but at my test I saw plenty of walk ups and it didn't seem to be a problem for anyone. Just get there early.

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    Thx blachatch!

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    Any cost to take this exam? I didn't see anything on email notification.

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    No cost to the test.

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    Thx again!

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    Results are in for phase one. How'd everybody do?

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    No where near as well as I thought I did as with a lot of people I know. Not sure how they scored this test. Eventhough the written score does not mean a thing I wished I would have done better.

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    I thought the same thing, as did a few guys i work with. The test felt "easy". That foam test was terribly awkward.

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