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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

    Title Firefighter Recruit
    Organization Virginia Beach Fire Department
    Salary Range 40,650.00 (5% increase upon Academy graduation)
    Closing Date 03/06/2015

    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 for additional requirements, important dates and hiring process information.

    Additional Information

    Apply online MARCH 2 - MARCH 6 at 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 The PHQ is due APRIL 10. Review hiring process info at


    Christia M. Webb, Recruiter

Last Updated: Monday, February 23, 2015