Firefighter Recruitment

Welcome to the City of Newton Firefighter recruitment webpage!

We are seeking candidates representing diversity both in terms of gender, race, and ethnicity and also in qualifications and experience who are well-rounded and have a desire to provide the highest level of service to the community.

This page contains detailed information and important resources regarding our current recruitment and hiring process for the position of Firefighter for persons interested in a career with the City of Newton Fire Department.

Persons interested in applying should review the candidate information packet in detail. The candidate information packet can be found here.


Process Requirements

  • Apply online by October 1, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  • Physical ability test on October 16, 2021 at 8:30 AM; written test to follow at 1 PM
  • Interviews will be scheduled for October 21, 2021

Review the 2021 Application Packet for information on the physical ability test, written test and practice session dates and requirements.