Do I need to apply to a certain city in order to test?
No – The goal for the testing consortium is for applicants to complete the testing process before applications are accepted. By applying with a department within the consortium, the process will be fast-tracked.
How long is my test score valid?
Your scores, both written and physical ability are valid for 12 months. If you fail either examination, re-tests can be completed after 3 months.
Which departments can I apply for using the scores for this testing consortium?
members page shows the departments in the consortium.
Can I apply for multiple departments?
You can apply for any or all departments within the testing consortium, when applications are being accepted.
Who do I contact if I have specific questions about a hiring process for a certain city?
Emails for city contacts can be found on the
Who do I contact if I have issues creating an account with IO Solutions?
IO Solutions directly for login account information or issues
Who do I contact if I have issues with a test date/time that is given to me, or I need to cancel?
Please contact Division Chief Dan Schellhase, Ankeny Fire Department,
firstname.lastname@example.org, (515) 965-6473.