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Basic Recruit Applicant Testing Process

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  • 1st Step: Physical Fitness Test
    - Sit-ups: 25 (in one minute or less)
    - Push-ups: 21 ("male-style" without stopping )
    - Vertical jump: 14" (three attempts allowed)

    - 300 Meter Run: 82 seconds (or less)
    - 1 1/2 Mile Run: 17 minutes and 30 seconds (or less)

           (Standards increase prior to exit of the Basic Recruit Class)

  • 2nd Step: Written Test

  • 3rd Step: Oral Interview

  • 4th Step: Background Investigation

  • 5th Step: Voice Stress Test

  • 6th Step: Psychological Testing

  • 7th Step: 2nd Voice Stress Test

  • 8th Step: Medical Examination

  • 9th Step: PERF Board

  • 10th Step: Board of Safety Interview



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