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Fire testing is administered through the
City Clerk's Office
and all questions should be directed to 618-457-3281.
Qualifications to apply:
No prior training or experience for the position of a firefighter is required or expected
Applicants for examination must be citizens of the United States
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and not over 34 years of age
Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
Live within a 9-mile radius of Carbondale within six months of hire date as prescribed by Carbondale Revised Code, Title 1, Section 4-16
Comply with the City nepotism ordinance and all other City ordinances
Entry-Level Firefighter Application
Entry-Level Firefighter Exam Procedures (PDF)
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