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2017 Cadet Class Hiring Schedule

The testing and selection process is designed to evaluate all applicants for the position of firefighter in the Albuquerque Fire Department. All steps in the process are mandatory.

90th Cadet Class  Applicant

Hiring Schedule

Advertise in Albuquerque Journal Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 2017 (Sundays Only)
Open Enrollment Jan. 23 - Feb. 10, 2017 - Apply Online 
Written Test Feb. 14- 16, 2017 (8 a.m. & 1 p.m. sessions)
Pack Test Feb. 21 - 23, 2017
CPAT Orientation Feb. 24, 2017
CPAT Workshops February 28 - March 24, 2017
CPAT Timed Practice Tests March 28 - April 20, 2017
CPAT Test April 24 -28, 2017 (8am & 1pm sessions)
Structured Oral Interviews May 1 - 5, 2017
Fire Chief's Selection May 22- June 2, 2017
Physicals June 26 - 29, July 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 2017
Cadet Orientation July 6, 2017
Cadet Class Start Date Aug. 7, 2017

Graduation December 15, 2017

 

90th Cadet Class Out of Town Applicant

Hiring Schedule

Advertise in Albuquerque Journal Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 2017 (Sundays Only)
Open Enrollment Jan. 23 - Feb. 10, 2017 - Apply Online
Written Test May 1, 2017 (8 a.m. & 1 p.m. session)
Pack Test May 1, 2017
CPAT See below
Structured Oral Interviews May 2 - 4, 2017
Fire Chief's Selection May 22 - June 1, 2017
Physicals June 26- 29, July 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 2017
Cadet Orientation July 6, 2017
Cadet Class Start Date

Aug. 7, 2017

Graduation December 15, 2017

Out of Town Applicants

An applicant that lives 100 miles or greater from the City of Albuquerque may participate in the Out of Town Applicant examination week. Applicants will be scheduled to take the Written Examination, Pack Test, and Structured Oral Interview. Each applicant must pass each element of the hiring process before proceeding to the next portion of the hiring process. Failure of any one element will result in removal from the hiring process.

CPAT

Out of Town applicants must provide a Certificate that indicates successful completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test when reporting for the Written Examination. The CPAT must be completed no later than August 7, 2016.

Notice

All dates are subject to change without notice.