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:

Firefighter Written Exam Date:  


Event:    Firefighter Recruit Written Exam 

When:    To Be Determined 

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

Time:      To Be Determined

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

Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) Dates:

CPATs cards must be valid and completed no later than - Date Be Determined.  

First CPAT Test Dates:   Louisville, KY  (11605 Fairmount Road)

  • To Be the Determined the Year 2020 Schedule

Second CPAT test Dates:  Jamestown, KY  (219 Industry Drive)

  • To Be the Determined the Year 2020 Schedule

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.