Entry Level Firefighter

Contact Information

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 OPEN***

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 fireapplication@la.gov during the posting period, and before the application deadline.

Firefighter Application

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 fireapplication@la.gov five (5) days prior to the exam date, please contact Jimmy Henry at 225-925-4908.

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.

Entry Level Firefighter Exam

Next Exam Date – November 9, 2021 Alexandria, LA

The Office of State Examiner will begin accepting applications on October 11, 2021

Application deadline is October 20, 2021

Upcoming Statewide Exam Dates

October 12, 2021 Chalmette, LA – Cancelled

    • Cancelled due to the effects of Hurricane Ida

November 9, 2021 Alexandria, LA

    • Posting Period 10/11/21 – 10/20/21

December 14, 2021 Lafayette, LA

    • Posting Period 11/8/21 – 11/17/21

January 11, 2022 West Monroe, LA

    • Posting Period 12/6/21 – 12/15/21

Available Testing

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Entry Level Firefighter

Posting Period
10/11/2021 - 10/20/21
Application Deadline