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Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage
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Pre-Employment Medical Exam:

Pre-Employment Medical ExamSelected candidates will be scheduled for a complete Firefighter pre-employment medical examination

Before the final employment offer candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination. Candidates are required to complete a comprehensive medical history questionnaire. Candidates must provide complete and accurate information in the questionnaire and during the medical examination with the clinic physician.

Any misrepresentation may be cause for disqualification from consideration.

This medical exam includes a comprehensive medical history, blood & urine samples, hearing/vision testing, physical condition assessment, a tuberculosis (TB) Test and other related medical tests. The TB Test will be placed during your initial visit and will require an approved health professional to evaluate it within 24-72 hours. The exam will take approximately two (2) hours.

All candidates must successfully pass the medical exam including pre-employment drug screening (may also include pre-employment psychological exam) in order to be eligible for consideration for employment.

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