Welcome to the Civil Service Commission 77 North Front St, 3rd Floor  
Columbus, Ohio  43215 
P: (614) 645-8300
F: (614) 645-8379

Office Hours:  
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



The City of Columbus, Civil Service Commission anticipates accepting applications for Columbus Firefighter in 2019.  To be considered for employment, you MUST submit an application during the application filing period in 2019.  In the meantime, please click HERE to submit a Job Interest Form to receive updates and information about the next test administration. 

Firefighter Selection Process

Firefighter Background Removal Standards

2019 Firefighter Study Guide

Firefighter Mile Candidate Orientation Guide

Firefighter Mile Orientation Video

FOAM Practice Scenario Video

FOAM Response to Practice Scenario Video

Veterans Fact Sheet

Stress Test Training Program

Cardiovascular Fitness Stress Test Information

Stress Test Standards

Fire Training Academy Warm-Up Exercises

If you have additional questions about the position of Firefighter, please contact Fire Recruiting at (614) 645-6387.  If you have additional questions about the testing process, please call Civil Service at (614) 645-0879.