CANTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
“Your safety is our mission”
How to become a firefighter?
1) You first must meet the following requirements to be eligible to take the civil service exam.
- Must be at least 19 years old when the application is due and
younger than 32 years
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must have a High school diploma
2) The second step is to register to take the civil service exam.
- The civil service exam is held every two
years. The next civil service exam will be in
- The civil service exam consists of two
parts, the written exam and the physical exam.
Upon passing the civil service exam you are now eligible to become a
fire fighter. There are
- Become a certified EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). There are
completing the EMT-Basic course, the next course to take is the
Applicants must also be a non-smoker. Before offer of employment
applicant will also be