Employment with the Fire Department

Now Accepting Applications for Firefighter/EMT Recruit

The Fire Department is always looking for qualified people to join our team. The application period for Firefighter/EMT Recruit is now open through December 25, 2014. To view the job announcement and to submit your application online, click on the following link, “Arlington County Human Resources Department”.

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.