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2018 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.

2018 Cadet Class Applicant Hiring Schedule

Advertise in Albuquerque Journal Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, 2018 (Sundays Only)
Open Enrollment Jan. 14 - Feb. 4, 2018 - Apply Online 
Proof of minimum requirements due Feb. 7, 2018 by 5 p.m.
Written Test Feb. 20- 22, 2018 (8 a.m. & 1 p.m. sessions)
Pack Test Feb. 22 - 23, 2018
CPAT Orientation Feb. 27, 2018 (8a.m. & 1p.m. sessions)
CPAT Workshops March 1- 22, 2018
CPAT Timed Practice Tests March 27 - April 19, 2018
CPAT Test April 24 -26, 2018 (8am & 1pm sessions)
Structured Oral Interviews May 8- 11, 2018
Cadet Orientation June 28, 2018
Cadet Class Start Date Aug. 6, 2018

Graduation Dec. 14, 2018

 

2018 Cadet Class Out of Town Applicant

Hiring Schedule

Advertise in Albuquerque Journal Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, 2018 (Sundays Only)
Open Enrollment Jan. 14 - Feb. 4, 2018  - Apply Online
Proof of minimum requirements due Feb. 7, 2018 by 5 p.m.
Written Test May 7, 2018 (8 a.m. session, must present CPAT Certificate to test)
Pack Test May 7, 2018 (1p.m. session)
CPAT See below
Structured Oral Interviews May 8, 2018
Cadet Orientation June 28, 2018
Cadet Class Start Date

Aug. 6, 2018

Graduation Dec. 14, 2018

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 within one year of the written test, which is scheduled for May 7, 2018.

Notice

All dates are subject to change without notice.