The New York State Department of Civil Service has developed this test guide to familiarize you with the written test for the Firefighter Series. This test guide provides a general description of the subject areas which will be tested and an explanation of the different types of questions that will be presented.
The New York State Department of Civil Service has developed this guide to give you some general information on written tests for State civil service examinations prepared by the New York State Department of Civil Service.
There are various books available for Firefighter exam preparation. The Albany Fire Department does not endorse any particular book or vendor for test preparation. Below are links to some exam preparation books.
The following is a list of local agencies that provide the EMT training classes necessary to become certified with the Albany Fire Department.
Western Turnpike Rescue Squad
University at Albany
Mohawk Ambulance Service
Rensselaer County Ambulance