Events & Announcements

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2024 Examination Details

The following is only a summary. You must read and follow the instructions and information on the Trainee Examination announcement. Information on this attached announcement will supersede all other information on the recruitment website:

2024 Firefighter Trainee Written Examination Announcement(PDF, 316KB)

Exam Date
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 11 a.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Exam Length
3.5 hours

NOTE: The eligibility list resulting from this exam will be valid for a period of 1 year from the date of approval or until the list is exhausted.

Exam Score

2023 Eligibility Draft List(PDF, 354KB)

Firefighter Trainee Examination 

Apply Online

NOTE: Online applications for this examination will be accepted beginning at midnight on January 14, 2024, through April 28, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. When posted, the online application can be accessed through City Jobs.

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