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Posted on: March 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Firefighter/EMT Entrance Application & Exam Packet


Upper Moreland Township

Examination - Firefighter/EMT



The Upper Moreland Township Fire Department on behalf of the Upper Moreland Township Civil Service Commission will be conducting a written examination for Firefighter/EMT position on Friday, April 29, 2022 at the Willow Grove Fire Company, 227 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA  19090.  Each person who submits a completed application shall report for registration at 6:00 P.M. on the day of the written test.  When reporting for the examination, each candidate MUST bring a government issued photo identification.



Citizen of the United States.   High School Graduate or equivalent. At least 21 years of age before the deadline for submitting the completed application...  Have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License. Have earned at least (60) credits from an accredited college or university or have served at least (5) years as a fulltime or volunteer firefighter in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania the following certifications are required:

Fire Fighter I NFPA 1001

Firefighter II NFPA 1001

Pump 1

Pump 2

HAZ MAT Operations NFPA 472

Certified by Pennsylvania Department of Health as a Vehicle Rescue Technician or NPFA 1006

Certified by Pennsylvania Department of Health as an Emergency Medical Technician or more advanced


Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a Firefighter/EMT.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be completed within 1 year 

Driver/Operator/Pumper   (NFPA 1002)

Fire Inspector 1                  (NFPA 1031)



Click  "2022 Firefighter/EMT Entrance Exam Application Packet" or obtain an application at the Upper Moreland Township Building located at 117 Park Avenue, Willow Grove, PA  19090, Monday through Friday 8:30 A.M. until 4:30 P.M.  Completed and notarized applications must be received or postmarked no later than 4:30 PM, Monday April 11, 2022. The envelope must be marked on the outside "APPLICATION FOR FIREFIGHTER".

A $50.00 fee to cover the administrative costs of processing the application must accompany the application.  A check or money order must be made payable to Upper Moreland Township.



Upper Moreland Fire Department

Attention:  Firefighter Applications

117 Park Avenue

Willow Grove, PA  19090

Applicants passing the written testing with a 70% will undergo a Physical Agility Test on Saturday May 212022  at the Abington Public Safety Annex, 2200 Florie Lane, Abington, PA  19001 8AM


Application submitted by 4:30 PM Monday April 11th, 2022

Written Test, 70% or greater and top 25 scores to continue (50% of overall score)

Physical Agility Test- Pass/Fail

Oral Interview (50% of overall score)

Awarding of Veterans points

Background Investigation

Conditional Offer of Employment

Medical and Psychological Exam. Pass/Fail.


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