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12/2/2015 - Bridgeport Fire Department Recruitment Drive

The Bridgeport Fire Department is looking for women & men interested in an entry-level position as a firefighter.

Applicants without CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test)* must register with CPAT before the deadline of February 25, 2016

 CPAT Information can be obtained at  or by contacting the Connecticut Fire Academy at 1-877-528-3473 or 1-877-5CT-FIRE

*A valid CPAT certification, dated January 1, 2015 or later, is requires to apply for the written examination. The fee for the CPAT is $150.

Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-serve basis to assist qualified Bridgeport
residents to apply for a position with the Bridgeport Fire Department, by covering the cost
of the CPAT testing. Up to 200 scholarships will be available to Bridgeport residents only
for the CPAT fee. Two (2) proofs of residency are required.

The written examination will be given in the spring of 2016. Applications will be available at that time. 

Related documents: 

Fire Department Recruitment Flyer

Fire Department Recruitment Poster


For further questions contact:


Bridgeport Fire Department 

30 Congress Street, Bridgeport CT 06604

(203) 337-2068



Bridgeport City Hall (Room 106)

45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06604 

(203) 576-7555


An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F