Firefighter Recruitment Information

City of Waterbury is forecasting a tentative Firefighter academy June 01, 2020. This is subject to change. Therefore, we may begin the preemployment process in the March or April of 2020.  Hiring will begin with Candidate Rank #20. The total number of candidates to be hired has not been determined.

Please note that in order to become a certified Firefighter, you must have a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). The CPAT certificates expires after 12 months from date of issue.

For additional information, requirements and registration for the CPAT, please click on the link below:

Note: This is just a reminder and not an offer of employment.