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The City of Conway will be conducting an entry-level Firefighter exam on Monday, September 26th, 2022. The testing will take place at the Conway Expo Center located at 2505 East Oak (Hwy 64) Conway, AR 72032. The doors will lock promptly at 9:00 a.m.
A physical agility exam will be on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 at the Conway Fire Training Facility located at 1525 Sturgis Road, Conway, AR 72034. The gates will lock promptly at 7:00 a.m.
Sign-up for the exam will close at of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 18th, 2022.
Entry test scores are good for one year or until the current list is exhausted.
Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 14-51-301(b)(1)(B)(i) and § 1, Act 743 of the Regular Session, 2007; no person shall be eligible for appointment to any position in the fire department who has not arrived at the age of twenty-one (21) years or who has arrived at the age of thirty-five (35) years; the maximum age limit for appointment does not apply to any person who has at least two (2) years of previous experience as a paid firefighter with another fire department and whose years of experience as a paid firefighter when subtracted from the person’s age leaves a remainder of not more than thirty-two (32) years. Candidates must:
Candidates who receive a passing score on the initial exam must also pass the following to be considered for employment:
Starting pay for an entry-level firefighter is $41,541 annually.
Educational/Vocational Qualification points (maximum of 5) will be awarded for the following:
Three (3) points shall be awarded for Firefighter I and II certifications through or approved by Arkansas Fire Academy
Five (5) points shall be awarded for Arkansas Paramedic License or Nationally Registered Paramedic
Two (2) points shall be awarded for Arkansas EMT License
The City of Conway is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religions, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status, or legally protected status. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.