FDNY Recruitment-Firefighter filing period now OPEN!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of the FDNY Firefighter filing period. As part of the current campaign to recruit a diverse pool of candidates, our recruitment unit has aggressively been recruiting throughout NYC. The upcoming exam offers potential applicants an opportunity for a career that matters, a career with great benefits and pay, and the chance to give back to the city. The exam is only given every 4-5 years, and we would like to partner with you to bring awareness of this wonderful career opportunity.

To date, more than 100,000 people have expressed an interest in joining the FDNY because they agree a career of a lifetime starts here. Beginning today, April 5th ,the filing period for the Firefighter exam has opened to individuals between the ages of 17 ½ and 28 years old.

Throughout the exam filing period  we would like to work with you to ensure that all are aware of the opportunity to file for the exam. Here are the ways we would like to work together.

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1)      Getting word of the filing opening up through the distribution of FDNY social media links, Notice of Examination, and other promotional materials. Notably through the following #JoinFDNY, @JoinFDNY, and text JoinFDNY to 313131.  Enclosed is the Notice of Examination, poster for those interested in filing through the FDNY.

2)      Helping us to spread the word about filing by putting up posters or making palm cards available at your organization for those frequenting your spaces.  If you are interested we can distribute those materials to you.  Please kindly reply by Thursday, April 6th 1pm.

Thanks you again for your continued support and assistance.  For follow up on any of the above activities, please feel free to contact me at:

David Lin 林遠文
CPAT/Fitness Awareness Training/Asian Outreach Community Coordinator
Office of Recruitment and Retention/Community Affairs
New York City Fire Department
9 MetroTech
Brooklyn NY, 11201
Office  (718) 999 1475
Mobile (646) 634 4497


Working together we can help bring more New Yorkers into the world’s greatest Fire Department!

See Attached for more Information:

NOE Exam 7001

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