How to Become a Raleigh Firefighter

The City of Raleigh uses an online application process. Applications are not accepted in person and must be completed online.

All applicants must go to the NEOGOV website and create a account. If you already have a account, sign in with your username and password, select the job title and then apply. All sections of the application must be completed. If a question does not apply to you, indicate with NA. Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

For support related to the online application process please call 855-524-5627 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

  1. The application process is open annually during the month of November.
  2. Optional physical agility and aptitude exam practice December
  3. Candidate written aptitude test
  4. Physical agility test
  5. Background and reference checks
  6. Oral interview
  7. Offer of employment



Keeter Taining Center
105 Keeter Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603



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