Fire Service Career Opportunities
Below you will find Career Opportunities throughout the Fire Service in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All listings will be posted for a maximum of 30 days unless a designated deadline is defined within the text.
- Firefighter Recruit - Virginia Beach Fire Department Posted 02/23/2015
Firefighter Recruit - Virginia Beach Fire Department
|Organization||Virginia Beach Fire Department|
|Salary Range||40,650.00 (5% increase upon Academy graduation)|
Virginia Beach Firefighters provide skilled emergency, medical pre hospital, and non-emergency services in a variety of areas including fire suppression, medical pre-hospital assistance, public education, and information. Firefighters are assigned to work a 24-hour shift, or other assigned shift, responding as needed during that shift. During the first six years a VBFD Firefighter will be assigned to work a 56-hour work week. Other Fire assignments may include a 40-hour work week in an administrative or training position. This position offers stability, a competitive salary and benefits, and promotional opportunities.
18 years old (at time of employment) - High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) (at time of application) - Valid United States driver’s license (at time of application) - Eligible to work in the United States (at time of application) Visit www.vbgov.com/fire for additional requirements, important dates and hiring process information.
Apply online MARCH 2 - MARCH 6 at www.vbcareers4gov.com. Fill out the Firefighter Pre-Application and submit it to the Firefighter Recruit position. Successful applicants receive a confirmation number. After applying online, submit the Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) and required documents. PHQ link is found at www.vbgov.com/fire. The PHQ is due APRIL 10. Review hiring process info at www.vbgov.com/fire.
Christia M. Webb, Recruiter