All candidates applying to become a Bridgeport firefighter must have the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification.
Click here to register for CPAT.
For assistance with the process or more information about the Bridgeport Fire Department (BFD), email Bridgeport.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-337-2068.
- CPAT Registration Opens 1/9/19
- CPAT Registration Closes 3/9/19
- BFD Applications Open 4/22/19
300 UNIFORM POSITIONS
- 8 Fire station
- Protecting 147,000 citizens + 17.9 square miles of property
- 2 Battalions
- 9 Engine companies
- 4 Ladder companies
- 1 Rescue company
- 1 fireboat
- Fire safety education
- Code enforcement
- Fire investigation
- Fire suppression
- Medical, marine + hazardous materials response
WAGES AND BENEFITS
- Entry level base pay $52,645
- Salary range $52,645 - $69,013
- Promotional opportunities
- Pension plan
- Medical/ dental/ vision
- Life insurance coverage
- Uniform allowance
- Paid vacations
- Paid training
- 12 paid holidays
Become a Bridgeport Firefighter recruitment flyer
We, the members of the Bridgeport Fire Department, are dedicated to serve the people of the City of Bridgeport. We will safely provide the highest level of professional response to fire, medical, environmental emergencies and disasters, either natural or manmade. We will create a safer community through our extensive participation in Fire Prevention, Code Enforcement and Education for the public and department members.
Our goal is to provide twenty-four (24) hour emergency service for the protection of life and property within a four (4) minute response time frame.
To obtain a copy of an incident report, please call (203) 337-2042 or fax your request to (203) 576-8274.
Information on Inspection Fees, Applications, Renewals and Plan Review, please call the Fire Marshal's Office at (203) 576-8013 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM or email Bridgeport.email@example.com or see our Fee Schedule.
For Collection of Fees for Special Services at Fires, Rescues and Hazardous Material Responses, click here for Ordinance 2.42.190
Richard E. Thode
30 Congress St, 3rd Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604