Joining the Department

Joining the Department

To apply for a position with the Frankfort Fire Department application must be made through the City of Frankfort Human Resources. For more information regarding the fire department recruiting process please view the Fire Recruit Process (PDF). For further information regarding joining the department, please Complete an ONLINE application at City Employment Application- Firefighter Recruit Application.  You will be required to create a User ID and Password for the online application.

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Opening:  Firefighter Recruit

We are currently accepting applications until December 16, 2019, at 4:30 pm.  Complete an online Firefighter Recruit Application at Firefighter Recruit Application.   The online application will require sign up for User ID and Password.

Save The Dates:  Spr2020

Firefighter Written Exam Date:  


Event:    Firefighter Recruit Written Exam 

When:      January 10th -12th, 2020 (Tentatively - watch for updates)

Time:      0900 or 1300; 

Where:   Kentucky State University - Hathaway Hall Auditorium (lower level); 400 E. Main, Frankfort KY  40601

Civil Service Board Interviews:  

Civil Service Board Interviews are scheduled for candidates that pass the written exam with 70%. 

Event:   Civil Service Board Interviews 

When:    To Be Determined - Tentatively Scheduled for January 20th  - 24th, 2020

Time:      0800-1700

Where:   300 W. 2nd Street;  Frankfort KY  40601

Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) Dates for 2020:

CPATs cards must be valid and completed no later than - March 2020

LOCATIONS

 

DATES

 

TIMES

 

SESSION/CLASS

 

Louisville Open Area 5 & 6


January 2


6pm EST


Orientation (Mandatory)


11605 Fairmount

Louisville, KY 40291


January 23


6pm EST


1st Practice




February 6


6pm EST


2nd Practice




February 20

6pm EST

Final Test


LOCATIONS

 

DATES

 

TIMES

 

SESSION/CLASS

 

Winchester Open


January 6


6pm EST


Orientation (Mandatory)


212 BLT Way

Winchester, KY 40391


January 27


6pm EST


1st Practice




February 3


6pm EST


2nd Practice




February 24


6pm EST


Final Test



LOCATIONS

 

DATES

 

TIMES

 

SESSION/CLASS

 

Paducah Area 1 & 2


January 11


8am CST


Orientation (Mandatory)


415 Park St

Paducah Convention Center

Paducah, KY 42001



February 15*


12pm CST


1st Practice *note start time*




February 29


8am CST


2nd Practice




March 7


8am CST


Final Test



Fire Recruiting Notification

The recruiting process for Firefighter recruits is implemented on a once a year basis unless circumstances require more frequent recruitment.   However, if you would like to be notified when the hiring process becomes open, please complete the notification form.  Fire Recruit Notification Form.