Applications For Fire Fighter Exam Are Now Available

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Mayor Alberto G. Santos announced that exam applications for the civil service position of fire fighter in the Town of Kearny are now available.  Residents can obtain an application online at

Fire protection services are provided in the Town of Kearny by a professional fire department operating out of four firehouses.  Kearny’s firefighters are also first responders who are required to hold EMT certificates. 

The following are the eligibility requirements for exam applicants:

1. A citizen of the United States of America as of August 31, 2015. 

2. A resident of the Town of Kearny or the City of Newark as of August 31, 2015.  A comprehensive residency verification of candidates will be done.

3. A high school diploma or equivalent.

4. Be between the ages of 18 and 35 by August 31, 2015 (one is over 35 years old on the day after his or her 35th birthday).   

The deadline for filing applications is August 31, 2015.  Applications will be accepted beginning July 1, 2015.

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