FDNY Interview Questions

Updated Oct 13, 2014
Updated Oct 13, 2014
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    Firefighter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at FDNY.

    Interview Details

    Top scores on the FDNY civil service test are required. Background checks are very thorough and extensive. The whole process from initial civil service test, to date of hire will take at least 1 &1/2 years and may take up to 5 years. Physical fitness is an absolute must. The academy is long and grueling.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions during the hiring process are all common sense.
      Your most difficult questions will all come in the academy which will be based on material they provide you with to study and learn from
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    Negotiation Details
    there is no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    EMT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at FDNY.

    Interview Details

    You get your certification and pay money for a "exam score" then are put on a list until you are called off that list based on how high you scored (based on experience only) then you get called for a medical, physical, agility, psych, loads of paper work and then are called for an academy.

    Interview Questions
    • No formal interview. Just you meet with your investigator and give them all your filled out paperwork   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. They tell you your start date 2 weeks before you get the job. Barely enough time to quit your current job.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Firefighter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online. The process took 9+ monthsinterviewed at FDNY in March 2013.

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    to get hired you'll hav to wait until they announce a test date for the exam. if you take the exam and pass high on the list they will contact you by mail. you will fill out an extensive application asking about your whole entire life. then you will show up at the 1 on 1 interview. after that you will do a medical. then you can expect to be called back for the academy in a 6 to 9 months

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