Ouachita Parish Fire Department

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Notice of Civil Service Competitive Examination for Firefighter

 Employment application for the position of FireFighter can be obtained from the Fire Chief's office located at 1000 New Natchitoches Road West Monroe, LA 71292 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm.  Applications must be received by 4:00pm on February 12th, 2019 in accordance with Civil Service board.  All applicants are required to pass a written and physical ability test prior to an offer of employment.  More information on the testing process and study guide can be obtained from the Louisiana Office of State Examiner web site.


For additional information or questions, please call the Fire Chief's office at (318)325-1621 extension 0 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm Monday through Friday excluding holidays noted above.

The Ouachita Parish Fire Department is proud to serve the citizens of Ouachita Parish. Saving Lives and Protecting Property since 1965.

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       Covering 600 square miles, Ouachita Parish Fire Department is the first emergency contact for over 90,000 citizens. Ouachita Parish Fire Department protects lives, property and the environment through fire suppression, rescue, medical care, fire prevention, disaster preparedness, hazardous material mitigation and community education. We answer nearly 8.500 emergency calls per year.