Firefighter Assessment Test: 16 Departments in Broward County Florida Deadline: August 6, 2017

Firefighter Assessment Test 16 Departments

Deadline: August 6, 2017

Job Description:

The Broward County Firefighter Regional Assessment (BC-FRAT) is a test sponsored by the Fire Chief’s Association of Broward County (FCABC) and will be used as a hiring tool for the participating agencies.  The Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety is proud to offer this opportunity to candidates that are currently certified as either a Firefighter/EMT (FF/EMT) or Firefighter/Paramedic (FF/PM) to test for potential openings in our profession and be eligible for hire by the agencies listed. The process is set up to have these agencies all have equal opportunity at hiring candidates that are successful in the process.

TESTING INFORMATION

Two (2) different tests will be offered for certified candidates ONLY

Firefighter / EMT

Firefighter / Paramedic

The Broward County Firefighter Regional Assessment Test (BC-FRAT) will be offered twice during the calendar year

March/April

August/September

TESTING SCHEDULE

  • June 1: Registration Opens
  • August 6 (5pm): Registration Closes (EXTENDED!)
  • August 13: Written exam
  • August 19: EMS Practical
  • August 20: EMS Practical
  • August 26: Firefighter Practical
  • August 27: Firefighter Practical

Candidates will be informed of testing times once registration has closed and final headcounts established.  Candidates must test during their allocated time block and no changes or requests will be permitted.  Please arrange to keep your schedule open for the entire day.

Candidates must review the BC-FRAT Manual for all rules regarding the testing process.

Cost: $150.00

PARTICIPATING AGENCIES

The hiring agencies listed here will have access to candidate information from all current (fiscal year), valid testing sessions.  Results from the testing are expected to be posted approximately 1 week after the final test.  Agencies will be able to sort the information as they see fit however they will not be able to alter any information.   Each of the agencies listed is a hyperlink.  Please feel free to explore the city and department information.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Each candidate must have their valid certifications during the registration period. Once the registration period is closed no additional applicants will be taken for that testing period.  All candidates will be required to upload the following documents to complete the application:

  1. VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  2. STATE OF FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER 1 & 2 COMPETENCY
  3. STATE OF FLORIDA EMT / PARAMEDIC
  4. EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATORS COURSE (EVOC)
  5. VALID BROWARD COUNTY-WIDE PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT TEST (CW-PAT) (CSRIPS and BFA Countywide are the only valid certificates).

EMS TESTING PROTOCOLS

These protocols are being provided to you as a study guide.  Please be sure to review the materials that correspond with your career goals.   UPDATE: May 17, 2017 (FINAL)

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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