Individuals hired must present acceptable proof of identity and the legal right to work in the United States, and the authenticity of the documents must be verified before starting work. 

You must be a United States citizen to qualify and apply for a Safety position.

Applicants for all positions must be at least 21 years of age. 

For Safety positions, the candidate must be between the age of 21 and 35 years old at the time of hire.  The maximum hiring age does not apply if the applicant has held a permanent position providing fire suppression services for a minimum of five full years within the last ten years immediately preceding the individual’s application to the Department.

For safety positions, veterans may be eligible for preference points. In order to be eligible, the applicant must provide a copy of their military discharge form (Form DD214).

Employee benefits include holidays, vacation accrual, sick leave accrual, personal leave, medical, and deferred compensation among other benefits.  For further information, click here to access the benefits summary page.

You may visit any of our 15 stations and learn about the Department. Ride-alongs are not allowed at this time.