10/29/2018 5:00 PM Eastern
Regional Firefighter Testing
Please note the following important information for individuals interested in the Regional Firefighter Testing for Augusta County, Rockingham County, and the Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro. Testing will be offered on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. Certificates will be valid for one year from the testing date.
Testing is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
The test will be adminsitered at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds located at 4808 South Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA. Look for the aerial ladder truck at the exhibit hall.
It is imperative that you be at the Fairgrounds by 4:45 p.m.
Please bring a picture ID for proper identification.
The testing will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m.
No one will be admitted to the test after the starting time of 5:00 p.m.
Comprehensive written firefighter test:
The written test will take approximately 2 hours to complete.
The test is validated by IPMA-HR and will test for reading comprehension, interpreting tables, situational judgment, logical reasoning, reading gauges, applying basic math rules, mechanical aptitude, spatial sense map reading and vocabulary. No prior training or experience in the job firefighter is assumed of candidates taking the test.
Physical ability testing:
Opportunities to practice the physical ability test will be conducted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the The Rockingham County Fairgrounds located at 4808 South Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA. Look for the aerial ladder truck at the exhibit hall.
The practice session is structured so that you may come/leave any time from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and practice all or parts of the test. Information on the physical ability test will be available after your application has been received.