That answer depends on how long ago this happened, if you are still on probation or not, if you have a restricted license or not, the agency to whom you apply and the attitude of the decision maker. Your best bet is to simply ask.
Good luck to you.
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It's always best to do some research prior to putting in the time to apply. I would advise to have the Felony reduced to a Misdemeanor, then expunged if you qualify. If you have successfully completed your probation, there are no pending charges, and you file the paperwork, give it a try. Your application process will go better if reduced to Misdemeamor and expunged.
Being a firefighter is one of the most competitive job positions you can ask for. Most won't hire anyone with a DUI due to the liability of driving the commercial vehicles.
You may want to seek expungment, but generally speaking, even that won't be enough to overcome the liability issue.
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