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Thank you for your interest in becoming a Fire Recruit for the Shreveport Fire Department. After successfully passing the Louisiana State Firefighters Civil Service Test you are qualified to apply, please review our selection qualifications steps and our disqualification information. If you have questions you can always contact the Hiring Office at (318) 673-6777.
Following are the requirements for a Fire Recruit. Applicants must meet all requirements as of March 8, 2021
Age - An applicant must have reached the age of 18 prior to the date of the Civil Service Examination, but not have reached the age of 29 prior to the date of the examination and the date of a conditional offer of employment.
Citizenship - U.S. (birth or naturalized). If you are not a United States citizen, your immigration status must be current and must permit you to work a full-time job in this country. If you have questions about your immigration status or work permit, please contact Immigration officials.
Driver’s License - Government-Issued Photo ID.
Medical - Meet the requirements set forth in NFPA 1582, Latest Edition, and Standard on Medical Requirements for Firefighters. Please contact a medical professional if you have questions about whether NFPA 1582 provisions would disqualify you.
Selection of Qualifications Steps
Applicant Screening Packets Completion
Applicant Screening Packets Reviewed
SFD Agility Testing
Review of Certifications and Transcripts
Medical Examination and Drug Screen
Staff Final Review
Conditional Offer of Employment
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Complete online application: You MUST have an active Louisiana Firefighter Civil Service Score or you will NOT be considered for this hiring process.