When is the fire exam given?

The next written exam will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Applications must be submitted through jobs.albanyny.gov no later than 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2021. Exams are held based on the needs of the Albany Fire Department and is set by the Department of Civil Service.

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1. Is firefighting dangerous?
2. What hours does an Albany Firefighter work?
3. Why do firefighters work 24-hour shifts?
4. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
5. When is the fire exam given?
6. What is an Albany firefigher's salary?
7. Where do I get my EMT certifications?
8. Do I need to be an Albany Resident to become an Albany Firefighter?