Joining the Department

Joining the Department

To apply for a position with the Frankfort Fire Department application must be made through the City of Frankfort Human Resources. For more information regarding the fire department recruiting process please view the Fire Recruit Process (PDF). For further information regarding joining the department, please Complete an ONLINE application at City Employment Application- Firefighter Recruit Application.


Opening:  Firefighter Recruit

We are currently accepting applications until March 29, 2019 @ 4:30 pm.  Complete an online Firefighter Recruit Application at:   Firefighter Recruit Application

Save The Dates:

  1. Written Test - April 13, 2019

  2. Civil Service Boar Interviews:  April 25th and 26th, 2019

  3. Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) Dates:

  • First CPAT Test Dates:   Louisville, KY  (11605 Fairmount Road)
    • May 9 Mandatory Orientation 6pm
    • June 06; 1st Practice - 6pm
    • June 20; 2nd Practice – 6pm
    • June 27; Final Test – 6pm
  • Second CPAT test Dates:  Jamestown, KY  (219 Industry Drive)
    • May 18 Mandatory Orientation – 8am
    • June 15; 1st Practice – 8am
    • June 29; 2nd Practice – 8 am
    • July 6; Final test – 8 am

Fire Recruiting Notification

The recruiting process for Firefighter recruits is implemented on a once a year basis unless circumstances require more frequent recruitment.   However, if you would like to be notified when the hiring process becomes open, please  complete the notification form.  Fire Recruit Notification Form.

Contact Us

If you would like to receive more information about our department, or have questions about the Frankfort Fire & EMS Department please complete our contact us form.