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How to Become a Career Firefighter

CNY Fireman's Association ConventionTo qualify for employment as a career firefighter, an individual must:

For more information contact Firefighter Rich Rogers, President of the Professional Fire Fighters Association at (607) 753-1741 or e-mail

For information about the Civil Service exam, visit Cortland County Personnel/Civil Service Office web site.

Or, visit the NYS Department of State Office of Fire Prevention and Control web site.

Also, the International Association of Fire Fighters web site has a wealth of information, including the latest fire fighting related news.