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 Yonkers Fire Recruitment

YFD Recruitment

Important Dates

The deadline for filing an application to take the Yonkers Firefighter Examination is Friday, January 10th, 2020. The examination will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Physical agility test dates will be announced at a later date for qualified candidates.

Firefighter Exam 2019-2020 Application Process

The firefighter exam application must be hand delivered, with a non-refundable application fee of $100 to the Firefighter Recruitment Office located at the Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, 4th Floor, Yonkers, NY 10701. We will only be accepting checks or money orders for payment.

If you have any questions in regards to the application or firefighter exam, please contact the Firefighter Recruitment Office at (914) 308-7071, (914) 308-7072, or (914) 308-7073.

Written & Physical Exams

All applicants must pass a written and physical examination, both of which will count equally toward a candidates total score. In addition, a medical examination will be required for all qualified candidates.

Training and Study Materials >

Note: Free training sessions are available to prepare for the written exam. More information about training sessions, test taking techniques, and sample questions are available at the Firefighter Recruitment Office by calling (914) 308-7071.

Contact the Firefighter Recruiting Office


Firefighter Recruiting Office

Riverfront Library

One Larkin Center, 4th Floor

Yonkers, NY 10701


Phone Numbers

(914) 308-7071
(914) 308-7072
(914) 308-7073

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm




This examination for firefighters is being given in accordance with the Federal Court Consent Decrees entered with the Vulcan Society, Westchester County, 78 Civ. 911 (ADS) U.S. Justice Department, 80 Civ. 03336 (ADS).