Northeast Ohio Regional Firefighter Entrance Exam

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Firefighter exam notice for October 4, 2023

Online Application Instructions 

Please take the time to read the instruction carefully. Failure to comply with the instruction may cause your application to be rejected. Please note only 250 applications will be accepted.

  1. Please have your documents ready to upload in a PDF or JPG format (JPG format must be extremely clear and legible)
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Valid Birth Certificate (Must be 18 years of age at the time of exam) or Proof of Citizenship (valid birth certificate, U.S. Passport, Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of Citizenship, or Resident Alien Card)
    • High School Diploma or an official high school transcript certified by the school or a G.E.D. certificate
    • Physical Agility Certificate - Tri -C PAT or Auburn PAT ONLY. Must have a 4-minute and 30-second or faster time, dated no earlier than Oct. 3, 2022. The CPAT can replace the Tri-C and Auburn PAT. CPAT must be dated no earlier than Oct. 3, 2022.
    • Any of the following that apply
      • FF1 & FF2, Paramedic Certificate, EMT Certificate
      •  DD-214,
      •  Associate, Bachelor, or Master's Degree Diploma
      • Proof of being a current full-time Firefighter
      • Proof of graduating from the Euclid Fire Academy
      • Proof of being a Class A Fire Explorer 1349
  2. Complete the online application here.
  3. Payment must be received in order for your application to be valid.
  4. Download the Study Guide.

Paper Application Instructions

  1. Download the paper application packet here or pick up a paper application at any of the participating cities.
  2. Fill out the application, print it, and make copies of all the required documents requested in the application.
  3. Hand deliver the application, documents, and the $25 application fee (cash or certified bank check only) to Lyndhurst City Hall, 5301 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124. Deadline: September 29, 2023.

Individual City Requirements | Extra Credit

Requirements and Extra Credit

Tri-C Agility Test

Tri C Agility Test Information | Registration Link
Please Note: The agility test certificate for Tri-C must be dated after October 2022.

Study Guide for Exam

Click here for the Study Guide.