The Springfield Fire Department is hosting a Recruitment Event this Saturday, December 17 from 10:30 a.m. 12:30p.m. at the Salvation Army Community Center, 1600 E. Clear Lake Avenue in Springfield. Individuals interested in applying to be a Springfield Firefighter for this upcoming testing process, or those looking at an opportunity to test in the future, are encouraged to attend.
The clinic will be an open house format where individuals can walk around to different stations and learn more about the entire exam process. The clinic will have special areas including: Details about preparing for the written portion of the exam; An overview of the different aspects of the physical portion of the exam called CPAT; The ability to try on firefighting gear; Sample oral interview questions that may be asked during the process; and
ake home an information packet outlining important deadlines and steps to follow.
This clinic is also an opportunity to meet and talk with firefighters with the department along with City of Springfield HR staff to address any questions candidates will have.