Thread: Yonkers FD
05-19-2004, 10:58 PM #1
Anyone out there work for or know of the working conditions/pay scale for Yonkers FD?
I'd like to know residency req's, pay, and general job satisfaction out there if possible..
Thanks in advance
05-20-2004, 11:48 AM #2
The upcoming test for YFD is in June. Filing has already closed for that exam. Residency is basically mandatory to get hired. Starting pay is approx now $60,000 a year, great benefits, and you will see a decent amount of work/fire. Most firefighters on the department seem content to me.
05-20-2004, 12:38 PM #3
Eh that stinks about the residency..
05-21-2004, 05:01 PM #4
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05-21-2004, 05:04 PM #5
Just be advised, its enourmously expensive to live in the Yonkers NYC/Westchester county area. You also need to be a resident 6 months before applying for the exam, and the next exam won't be given until 2-4 years from now.
Even when you are established on the list, it's very competitive to get in.
I'd recommend pursuing your local/states deparments over a move to Yonkers to try and get on YFD, it's scuh a longshot to do that.
05-22-2004, 06:19 PM #6
Eh, given the above information, probably not.. just curious thats all..
03-30-2008, 05:04 PM #7
- Join Date
- Mar 2008
I know this is an old thread, but, does anyone happen to have any advice on how to get around residency?!
04-01-2008, 09:00 PM #8
- Join Date
- Jul 1999
- Rural Wisconsin, Retired from the burbs of Milwaukee
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