Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) Hiring Requirements
The City of Lakeland Fire Department offers full testing services for the position of Firefighter through National Testing Network, Inc. National Testing Network is a service provided to conduct entry level testing and Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) testing in a standardized, professional environment.
To fill out an application and schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select Fire, sign up for the City of Lakeland, and complete the following steps:
Upon completion of the entry-level exam and CPAT testing, all candidate scores are automatically forwarded to the City of Lakeland Fire Department. Candidates who attain a passing score on both the entry-level exam and the physical abilities test will be placed on the department’s eligibility list. Based on the numerical ranking, a maximum number of candidates (to be determined) will be contacted by the City of Lakeland Fire Department to continue in the selection process. National Testing Network does not replace the City of Lakeland’s Fire Department’s responsibility and decision making in the testing process. All candidate results are provided to the City of Lakeland Fire Department where the final decisions are made.
To be considered for employment as a Firefighter with the City of Lakeland, please follow these steps:
Be certain to complete all sections of the application. All information provided on your application (as well as in all other phases of the employment process) must be true, current, accurate and without omission.
Your application will not be complete until you submit legible copies of each of the following documents. Applications are not processed until all required documents have been received by Human Resources. It is preferred that applicants upload all supporting documents before SUBMITTING the application. Supporting documents cannot be uploaded once an application has been SUBMITTED.
Documents can be submitted by any of the following means:
Faxes will not be accepted.
The City of Lakeland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace