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Fire Entrance Exam Information

Bryan Fire Department: Recruiting - Join Us!

Firefighter (Non-certified or Certified)

The City of Bryan is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter (Non-certified or Certified.)

Application Deadline

Wednesday, September 25, 2024

Written Exam Date/Time

Friday, October 4, 2024 at 9 a.m. (Check in time is from 8:15 – 8:45 a.m.)

Note: For those that pass the written exam, the date of the Physical Fitness Assessment will be announced at a later date. Tentative dates are scheduled for October 5, 7 & 8th.)


Brazos Expo Center
5827 Leonard Rd.
Bryan, TX 77807

The Application Process

To apply, you must complete the following steps: (Please be sure to read through all the steps before proceeding.)

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Step 1: Apply Online

You must complete an online City of Bryan Application by the application deadline. You will receive an online confirmation number upon successfully submitting your application. If you ‘meet’ qualifications, you will also receive a confirmation email from Human Resources within one week of submitting your application.

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Important: For those who may have previously applied with the City of Bryan, please ensure your application is up-to-date, including all work history, prior to submitting your application to the posting for Firefighter. If you have questions about this position or application process, please contact Human Resources at 979.209.5064.

Step 2: For applicants who ‘Meet’ Minimum Qualifications:

If you ‘Meet’ qualifications to test, you will receive an email from the City of Bryan Human Resources within one (1) week of applying. You MUST have received this confirmation email in order to be admitted to the exam site. The email will also contain important documents, including the information packet with details about the testing process, applicant study guide, and details about an optional virtual study session. Please review these items in detail. The documents may also be downloaded here:

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Step 3: Submit Certification (if certified)

No certification is required, however, if you are certified as a Firefighter and/or as an EMT or Paramedic you must submit a copy of these certifications (or proof of certification) at the time of application in order to receive additional points to your final score if you pass the exam.

There are four ways in which you can submit your certifications:

  • You can attach these documents to your online application. (It will allow for PDF attachments during the application process, prior to the final submittal.)
  • You can email these documents to the Human Resources Department.
  • You can fax the documents to 979.209.5059. (If faxing documents, please confirm they were received.)
  • You can drop the documents off in person at the Human Resources Department, Bryan City Hall, 300 S. Texas Ave., Bryan, TX 77803.

Your application is considered incomplete until these documents are received, so please turn them in ASAP.

Step 4: For those with prior military service

For applicants with military service, in order to receive an additional five (5) points added to your final score if you pass the exam, you must show proof of an honorable discharge (i.e. DD-214 if Veteran) or provide a letter from your current unit command authority attesting to your honorable service (if Active Service Member). You must provide your documentation by the application deadline. Documentation and DD-214 Forms will not be accepted at the exam site for the additional points.

You may submit your DD-214 by the application deadline in one of the following ways:

    • Attach a scanned copy to your online application
    • Email it to the Human Resources Department.
    • Fax it to 979.209.5059. (If faxing documents, please confirm they were received.)