THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST IS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE IF A CANDIDATE IS CAPABLE OF PERFORMING THE PHYSICAL TASKS EXPECTED OF A FIREFIGHTER IN THE CITY OF IRVING.
The entire test is performed wearing a helmet, boots, gloves, and a weighted vest. The weight of the protective gear with the vest is approximately 50 pounds.
The Aerial Ladder is placed at a 70-degree angle. The candidate must climb 70 feet and return to the base of the ladder in 2- minutes and 18 seconds or less.
The candidate is required to sit for a 5-minute timed recovery period.
Hose Drag - A charged line is moved 340 feet.
Carry Hose - A high-rise pack is carried to the third floor.
Move Box - A 90-pound box is moved 12 feet across the floor.
Haul Hose - Pull 50 feet of hose to the third floor.
Force Machine - A 158-pound weight is driven 3-ft with a dead-blow hammer. Move 3-Inch Hose - A 35-foot charged 3-inch hose is moved 35 feet. Ladder Lower - A 24-foot extension ladder is removed from a rack and moved 8 feet.
Carry Fan - Carry a smoke ejector fan around the drill tower 70 feet.