top of page


  • When do I need by HS Diploma or GED?
    Must have HS Diploma or equivalent at the time of submitting application.
  • Can you tell me more about In-Person and At Home Online (written) Test Process?
    Details about testing can be answered by Los Alamos County Human Resources at 505-662-8040.
  • Is there a fee for the test?
    No, currently there is not a fee for testing.
  • Is there a study guide for the online/written test?
    General knowledge math, reading comprehension much like a military Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. Example or sample questions may be found on line.
  • Do I have to be an EMT to apply?
    No - you do not have be an EMT, no experience is necessary. We train and certify you in the Academy to become an EMT.
  • What are the minimum qualifications necessary to participate in the firefighter exam process?
    1) At least 18 years of age at the time of application, and 2) High school Diploma or a GED 3) Fill out application completely with no missing information 4) Achievement of a passing score on the written (online) test to move onto physical testing, background etc.
  • 18 year-old cut off date?
    Must be 18 at the time of submitting application.
bottom of page