Hiring Process

Norfolk’s Firefighter Recruit hiring process is completed over the duration of eight to nine months. In order to be selected for hire, candidates are required to successfully complete each step below. The Firefighter Recruit Hiring Process is as follows:

  • Online Application
  • Written Test 
  • Physical Agility Test 
  • Ranking Interview 
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Background Investigation 
  • Polygraph Examination 
  • Medical Examination 
  • Final Interview