The upcoming application period will open February 2022. Click here to subscribe to be notified when the exam opens.
COVID-19 Firefighter Hiring Update:
At this time, the LAFD hiring process is continuing with a few adjustments in light of these extraordinary circumstances.
- CAPS is currently available Mondays and Saturdays at Drill Tower 81. Click here to sign up.
- CAPS is currently available Thursdays at Drill Tower 40. Click here to sign up.
- To schedule or check on the status of your CPAT testing, contact FCTC via www.fctconline.org.
- To be notified for updates regarding the interview and background check process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be contacted by a Public Safety Selection & Recruitment Division staff member.
In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to appointment by the Los Angeles Police Department/Los Angeles Fire Department. The ordinance is available at https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.
For information regarding upcoming LAFD recruitment events and notifications regarding Firefighter preparatory programs, click here.