SFFD Recruitment - Eligible Candidates

Anticipated Timeline for 131st H2 Recruit Academy

Eligible List for H2 candidates available on DHR:

https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Eligible-Lists/2022/H002%20Eligible%20list%207.15.22.pdf


At this time, candidates should have:

  • Secondary Criteria Survey completed
  • California EMT Certification

Week of 8/8 – Send out Preliminary Panel Interviews 

Week of 8/22 – Preliminary Panel Interviews

Week of 8/29 – Meet & Greet selections


At this time, candidates should:

  • Book a time for the Preliminary Panel Interviews

Week of 9/2 – Candidates notified of Meet & Greet interviews

Week of 9/12 – Formal Meet & Greet with the Chief of Department

Week of 9/19 – Formal Meet & Greet with the Chief of Department


At this time, candidates should have:

  • CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test) Card

Week of 10/6 (Thursday) – Human Resources will contact candidates to proceed with medicals and background

Week of 10/13 (Thursday) – Start Medicals/Background

Week of 10/17 – Medicals/Background Cont. 

Week of 10/24 – Medicals/Background Cont.

Week of 10/31 – Medicals/Background Cont.


At this time, candidates should provide the following documents to ISB (Investigative Services Bureau) :

  • California EMT Card
  • California Driver's License
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider
  • COVID-19 Vaccination (both initial doses plus booster)
  • CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test) Card dated within one year

Week of 11/7 – Medicals/Background Cont.

Week of 11/10 – (Thursday) – Human Resources to send out Provisional Offer of Employment 


At this time, candidates should:

  • Get fitted for uniforms and PPE

At this time, candidates should:

  • Get fitted for uniforms and PPE

Week of 1/9 – Tentative academy start date

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