2017 Firefighter Written Exam

The Application process has closed. If you submitted an application, below are the Written Examination details:

The Written Exam for Firefighter / EMT will take place on the following date:

DATE:                          Saturday, November 11, 2017

LOCATION:                 Cherry Hill High School East

                                     1750 Kresson Road – Cherry Hill, NJ  08003

IDENTIFICATION:        You must bring with you to the written Exam a

                                      **Valid Photo ID and a copy of your ID


You are required to bring one (1) form of valid (non-expired) signature and photo bearing identification to the test site along with a photo copy of the ID. The name that was used to apply for the exam must match the first and last name on the Photo ID. A list of acceptable identification documents is provided below. If you do not have acceptable ID, you may be denied entrance for the testing.

Documents that establish identify:

•US Passport

•State issued Driver’s License

The Written exam is designed to assess important abilities and aptitudes that are required to successfully learn and perform the work of a Firefighter. The test will evaluate basic abilities, such as Reading, Listening, Problem Solving, Basic Arithmetic and related areas. It will also assess the way candidates approach work, interact with others and concentrate on details.

Before you take the exam, you will have the opportunity to attend a Prep Test Class offered by the CHFD during the month of October.  If you answered "YES" to taking Prep Classes on the ApplicatIon, you will receive an email in the fall notifying of the date and time of the class.

WARNING:  You are NOT permitted to enter the test site with cellular phones, beepers, pagers, smart watches, cameras, portable media players or other electronic devices. Calculators and electronic devices with an alphabetic keyboard or with word processing or data recording abilities such as planners, organizers, etc. are NOT permitted. If you are found to be in the possession of any of these devices, you will be escorted out of the testing facility and your application fee will not be refunded.


All eligible candidates must report to Cherry Hill High School East NO LATER than 8:00 am on the day of testing. Individuals arriving after 8:00 am WILL NOT be afforded entrance into the written exam.

The exam will begin promptly at 9:00 am.  All materials – exam, scoring sheet, scratch paper and pencils will be provided to you.

This notification will serve to advise all applicants of the pertinent details for the first component of the testing process – WRITTEN EXAM. Click on hyperlink to print a copy)