City of Altoona
Civil Service Examination Announcement
Applications Are Now Being Accepted For the Position of Firefighter for the Altoona Fire Department
Applications for Firefighter for the City of Altoona can be obtained from the Human Resources Office in City Hall between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, or by visiting www.altoonapa.gov, beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than Noon On Wednesday, October 16, 2019:
Human Resources Department
Altoona City Hall
1301 12th Street, Suite 301
Altoona, PA 16601-3491
Individuals on the previous eligibility list must reapply to be considered for employment; as previous applications and eligibility lists are void.
Must pass a Physical Agility Test to be held in Altoona on Saturday, October 26, 2019 and Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Must pass a Written Civil Service Test to be held in Altoona on Saturday, November 2, 2019, with a score of 70% or better.
Must be a United States citizen.
Must be at least 18 years of age at time of application.
Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License.
Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED equivalent.
Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the essential duties of a firefighter as determined by successfully completing the physical agility test and physical examination.
Must become a resident of the City of Altoona within six (6) months of date of employment and must remain a resident of the City during the tenure of employment.
Applications must be complete, written legibly, signed and notarized. Completed applications must include:
Copy of valid Driver's License
Copy of Birth Certificate or appropriate proof of age
Copy of Social Security Card or proof of U.S. Citizenship or Naturalization
Copy of High School Diploma or GED
Copy of DD214 (if applicable). Veteran's Preference will be applied to the final score of eligible candidates
Notarized Verification Form
Signed General Consent Form
Check or Money Order in the amount of $25.00 made payable to the "City of Altoona"
The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Altoona, PA (16601)