Firefighter Recruitment

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 Yonkers Fire Recruitment

YFD Recruitment

Important Dates

The examination date for applications who filed their application before the December 4 deadline is March 19, 2016. Physical agility test dates to be announced.

Written & Physical Exams

All applicants must pass a written and physical examination, which each count for 50% of the total score. The physical agility examination prior to appointment is required to make sure that the individual is physically able to perform, in a reasonable manner, the duties and responsibilities of a Firefighter. Additionally, a medical examination is required. 

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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) 207-2990.


Contact the Firefighter Recruiting Office

Firefighter Recruiting Office
Riverfront Library
One Larkin Center, 4th Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701

Phone Numbers

(914) 207-2990
(914) 207-2991
(914) 207-2992

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).