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2020 examination information

*** Exam Day Frequently asked questions (PDF) *** 

  • Examination will be given at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 5, 2020.

  • Applications will only be accepted beginning at - Midnight on Monday, January 6, 2020 through 11:59 PM Monday, January 20, 2020.

    Note: Applications can ONLY BE ACCESSED during this application period.
  • Tips: All information with a red asterisk is required on the application, but not all info is required for the following sections:
  • Work Experience
  • Education
  • Skills
  • Additional Information
  • References

These 2020 Examination information bullets are only a Summary. You MUST read and follow the instructions & information on the Trainee Examination announcement - 2020 Firefighter Trainee Written Examination Announcement (PDF). Information on this attached announcement will supersede all other information on the recruitment website.


** 2019 exam score **

2019 Draft Eligibility List - San Antonio Fire Department Firefighter Trainee Exam Date March 22, 2019 (PDF)

** 2019 Ergometrics exam (ranked 36 - 150) **




CPAT/conditioning FAQ's (PDF)




Optional Conditioning & Preparation Program Overview

  • Candidates that took the March 5, 2020 examination are now invited to participate in the OPTIONAL Conditioning classes.  *Only 70 spots are available per class*

  • Attendance or non-attendance to these OPTIONAL Conditioning Classes will not affect the normal hiring process/steps.

  • All Candidates that wish to attend the OPTIONAL Conditioning Classes must complete an injury waiver.
  • All conditioning classes have been suspended until further notice. Please keep monitoring the website for more information as it becomes available.


Attention Candidates:

Candidates must always monitor this site regularly for instructions on the next steps of the hiring process. Failure to comply or complete a step or requirement in the hiring process shall result in disqualification and removal of the candidate from any additional processing for the duration of the eligibility list. Do not expect a phone call or email to direct you on your next steps. It is the entirely the candidates responsibility to observe and fulfill all the steps of the hiring process.

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