Employment with the Fire Department

The Fire Department is always looking for qualified people to join our team as employees or volunteers.

Recruiting Firefighters and EMTs Every Two Years

The announcement period for Firefighter/EMT recruitment is now closed. Request email notification when the next recruitment period opens.

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.