Current Hiring Timeline for City of Dayton Fire Dept.

•November 29, 2010 – Time to apply. Application period is now open. You can submit your application in person, by mail, by facsimile or online at The Civil Service office is located at 371 W. Second St. Suite 231 Dayton, Ohio 45402.
•January 24, 2011 – Last day to apply. Application period will close and you will no longer be able to apply for the test scheduled in April 2011.
•March 14, 2011 – Civil Service will send test dates to the individuals taking the test along with a copy of the test preparation manual.
•Saturday, April 02, 2011 – Civil Service administers exams for fire entry level positions.
•May 23, 2011 – Civil Service scores the fire exams.
•June 20, 2011 – An eligible list is created by Civil Service.
•July 11 - 22, 2011 – Civil Service conducts Physical Ability testing for first 150 – 200 candidates on the Firefighter recruit eligible list.
•July 25 - September 16, 2011 – Civil Service begins conducting background screening for candidates for the fire academy.
•August 29 – September 16, 2011 – Structured Interviews are conducted.
•October 10 – November 2, 2011 Civil Service begins scheduling physical examinations for candidates for the academy.
•November 18, 2011 – City announces the fire recruit class.
•December 5, 2011 – Recruits report to the academy.
•June 4, 2012 Firefighter recruits graduate from the academy.
Please be aware that these dates are currently an approximation and could be subject to change in the future.

Thank you.