Hiring Firefighter/EMT Recruits Every Two Years
The Arlington County Fire Department is always looking for qualified people to join our team. However, the application period for Firefighter/EMT Recruit is now closed. To be notified of the next opening, submit the online form.
- Firefighter/EMT I Recruit Job Announcement (for informational purposes only as the open recruitment period is now closed)
- Overview of recruitment/application process
- Job description, qualifications, and benefits
Written Examination – see the CWH Firefighter Study Guide
Background Package – see the instructions, checklist of items, authorization to release information forms, background questionnaire, CPAT waiver form, and deadline for background package submittal. CPAT waiver form was added to the package on 12/18/14
CPAT Information – see the video and exercise manual below for information on physical conditioning for the Candidate Physical Ability Test.
The Arlington County Fire Department is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that attracts the best-qualified applicants. We use targeted recruitment procedures and best practices.