Entry Level Firefighter
Applications are only accepted during official posting periods. Applicants will be notified by email at least 5 days prior to the exam of the official date, time, and location of the exam.
Completed accommodation documents can ONLY be accepted during official posting periods via email to:
This email address is for applications documents only, no questions received will be answered. Please contact the OSE directly for assistance.
As of August 1, 2020 the Office of State Examiner is now responsible for calling for, accepting applications, administering and maintaining the eligibility list for Entry Level Firefighter Exam. We will post for a period of 10 days for each monthly exam.
In order to apply to take the Firefighter exam you must apply during the 10-day posting period.
*** The posting period is now CLOSED ***
Please click the Firefighter Application link listed below to be taken to our online form. The online form must be completed ONLY during official posting periods.
If you are requesting Veteran’s Points or an American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation you will be required to submit your supporting documents separately from the application. You must email them to firstname.lastname@example.org during the posting period, and before the application deadline.
For more information about ADA accommodations and what required documents you need to send, please visit our ADA Testing Accommodations page
You will receive test information and your test score only by the email you supply on your application. If you have not received an email from email@example.com five (5) days prior to the exam date, please contact Courtney Territo at 225-925-7053.
Once you apply, take, and pass the exam you will be eligible to be hired. You should contact the jurisdiction you wish to be employed with, and fill out their application for employment.
Next Exam Date – June 13, 2023 Slidell, LA
The Office of State Examiner will begin accepting applications on May 15, 2023
Application deadline is May 24, 2023
Upcoming Statewide Exam Dates
August 15, 2023 – Baton Rouge, LA
- Posting Period 7/10/23 – 7/19/23
October 10, 2023 – Shreveport, LA
- Posting Period 9/11/23 – 9/20/23
December 5, 2023 – Chalmette, LA
- Posting Period 11/6/23 – 11/15/23