MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age.
Applicants must have a reasonable understanding of the English language and be able to answer satisfactorily such questions as may be asked on the examination.
Applicants must present two pieces of satisfactory identification i.e., driver’s license and passport picture ID.
Applicants must have at least three (3) years’ full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof),
or 18 months’ full-time work experience in one or more of the following fields (in any combination thereof) that includes at least six (6) months of continuous employment at one work location.
Full Description of work related Fields.
2. Applicants must satisfactorily complete (attend and pass) a training course for Fire Safety Director given by a school or other organization accredited by the FDNY.
3. Applicants must obtain a passing score of 70% on the Graduation Test given by the FDNY accredited school in order to apply for the Written Test.
If you're still not sure you qualify, please call the FDNY's Public Certification and Education Unit at (718) 999-1990.