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Application Process

The following steps are what an applicant can expect:

  • Initial City of Tampa application ( application forms & instructions )

  • Physical Abilities Test (State approved obstacle course)

  • Interview

  • Background investigation to include:

    • Polygraph
    • Employment History
    • Credit History
    • Driving History
    • Drug Usage
    • Reference Check
    • Criminal History
    • Neighborhood Check

  • Psychological Exam

  • Physical Exam
    (the psychological and physical exams are given as a conditional offer of employment)