Application Process Timeline


Step 1,  Application period:  Applications will be accepted by email until the application deadline of April 17,            2017 at 0800 hours


Step 2,  Written Exam April 21, 2017 at 1700 hours:

  • ALL CANDIDATES WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES BY THE DEADLINE ARE INVITED TO REPORT FOR THE WRITTEN TEST.
  • Written test will be at 1700 hours on April 21, 2017, Evesham Fire-Rescue Station 221, 26 East Main Street, Marlton, NJ 08053. 
  • This is your notification to report for the examination; there will be no further communication to candidates  about the written exam process once you submit your application; if you meet the minimums, you can test.
  • Candidates will not be admitted late; plan accordingly.
  • Business casual attire.
  • Candidates MUST bring copies of all required elements including copies of the following: a drivers license, NJ Firefighter I and NJ EMT and CPR certifications, and PROOF of at least sixty (60) college credit hours attained (in accordance with NJ.S.A. 18A:3-15.2).
  • Two years experience in fire and/or EMS will be verified by issue date on NJ FF1 Card and/or NJ EMT card. Minimum two years experience required.
  • Candidates NOTmeeting requirements will NOT be permitted to sit for the written examination. Written examination is a validated general aptitude test for firefighter candidates.


Step 3, Interview Phase May 2-3-4:  Candidates who advance to the interview phase will be notified on our website by candidate number and via email. Interviews will be conducted on one of the following dates: May 2, 3 or 4 in the evening hours.  Specific interview times and dates will be provided to the candidates.


Step 4, Background, Physical, Medical Clearance: Candidates who advance will begin the background application process, physical agility and medical clearance the week of May 8, 2017. A conditional offer of employment may be made at this time.


Step 5, Appointment: Anticipated date of appointment and start date Monday, June 19, 2017 at 0700 hours.

Providing Quality Fire and Emergency Medical Services to Evesham Township Residents and Visitors

Application period open March 22, 2017 at 0800 hours
Application period closes April 17, 2017 at 0800 hours

          ****THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS CLOSED*****
The Board of Fire Commissioners of Evesham Township Fire District No.1 is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. Position entails assignments in fire prevention, fire suppression, and emergency medical services.


Applicants must possess the following minimum credentials in order to be eligible for consideration:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey at time of appointment
  • Be at least 21 and not older than 35 years of age at time of appointment
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess at least sixty (60) college credit hours (in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:3-15.2)
  • Be of good moral character and must not have been convicted of a criminal offense involving moral turpitude
  • Have at least two (2) years’ experience as a firefighter and/or emergency medical technician
  • Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license at time of appointment
  • Must be capable of being accepted into the New Jersey Police and Firemen’s Pension System
  • Must possess a valid NJ Firefighter I Certification
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey Emergency Medical Technician EMT and CPR certification
  • Certification as a NJ Uniform Fire Code Inspector (within 1 year of appointment)
  • Certification as NJ Fire Instructor Level 1 (within 1 year of appointment)

Welcome to Evesham Fire-Rescue

Application Instructions- Please read carefully

  • This application and all communication throughout the hiring process will be electronic


  • Email will be used as well as our website-- www.eveshamfire.org -- to post test results and hiring process information.  This webpage will remain live and updated below until completion of the testing process.


  • Only completed electronic applications (PDF application) will be accepted and all applications shall be submitted via email to   career@eveshamfire.org   You MUST attach a copy of your resume along with your completed application and submit both documents electronically via email. We recommend copying yourself on your submitted email to retain a record. Due to the various PDF viewers on computers, DOWNLOAD the application and save it to your computer, complete it with your information, save the completed application and then attach it to email. Make sure that you are not sending us back a blank application!


  • All submitted applications will receive an automatic reply from our email system


  • If no receipt is received within 2 days, please call 856-983-2750 and provide your name, phone number and email address and we will follow-up with you


  • Please complete this application in full. Copies of licenses, certifications, and proof of sixty college credits will be required to be produced in personat the time of the written examination and prior to being allowed to sit for the written examination.


  • Your candidate number will be the two digit year and the last four of your social security number. Example: Year 2017, Your SSN 123-45-6789; Your Candidate ID will be #17-6789


  • Applications will be accepted by email until the application deadline of April 17, 2017 at 0800 hours

2017 Career Firefighter/EMT Hiring Process


****READ THIS PAGE ENTIRELY BEFORE APPLYING, APPLICANTS MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, PROOF WILL BE REQUIRED****


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