Becoming a Firefighter
Interested in becoming a City of Erie Firefighter? Follow the links below to find out more about qualifications, the application, and testing process.
Applicants must meet certain requirements to become a City of Erie Firefighter. All qualifications are set by the City of Erie Civil Service Board. For a list of all qualification requirements, visit: efd.erie.pa.us/qualify
Applications are handled by the City of Erie Human Resources Office. Applications will be accepted (dates TBD). There is a (fee TBD) application fee and a (fee TBD) study guide fee, which are payable online or at the Human Resources Office at City Hall.
Applicants must pass the Fire Police Select Incorporated (FPSI) written test and Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT). Military service time is the only qualifier for additional points to the written test. Written tests will be (dates TBD) at (location TBD). For more information about the tests and test dates, visit: efd.erie.pa.us/test