Firefighter RecruitPhoenix

The City of Phoenix Recruit testing process is determined by staffing levels, building of new fire stations and budget.  Testing is not conducted on a “pre-scheduled” basis. 

The process consists of a written examination and an oral interview process.  This site addresses many areas of preparing to test to become a firefighter.  For more information please see the links below.  You can also download a sample “recruitment packet”.

Contact Information: 602-534-FIRE (3473)

This is the link to find out about PFD recruitment, and you can also sign up to be notified about upcoming recruitment:

http://phoenix.gov/fire/employment/firefighters/index.html

The Firefighting Division, otherwise known as operations, provides fire protection, rescue services, and medical first responder service to over 1.4 million citizens in a service coverage area of over 519 square miles. With the growth of Phoenix, the division now handles over 148,000 emergency incidents a year.

With over four-hundred Firefighters having their Paramedic certification, the department places Advanced Life Support equipment and supplies on all Fire Engines and Ladder Trucks. This gives these Firefighter-Paramedics the resources they need to deliver a higher level of medical care as a part of their first response to an incident.

The Phoenix Fire Department is one of the busiest fire departments in the United States.

PFD Quick Facts

  • Over 1,600 uniformed Firefighters
  • 58 Fire Stations
  • 65 Engine Companies
  • 14 Ladder Companies
  • 32 Rescue Companies (ambulances)

 

The Firefighting Division also operates several Special Operations Teams:

  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighters
  • Hazardous Materials Response Team
  • Technical Rescue Team
  • Special Operations Team

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
phoenix.gov/

FirefighterScottsdale

Scottsdale Fire Department is the newest fire department in Arizona. Scottsdale has 14 fire stations (with more planned for the future), 13 Engine Companies, 3 Ladder Companies, 4 Brush Trucks, 1 Hazardous Material Response Vehicle and more.

Scottsdale Fire employs approximately 260 people, of which, almost 240 are firefighters. 

A career with the Scottsdale Fire Department can be rewarding while proudly serving the citizens of Scottsdale with honor, tradition and excellence.  Our department has a strong culture based on service, respect, leadership, unity, character, and moral courage. 

We would like to express our appreciation for your interest in pursuing a career as a firefighter for the City of Scottsdale.

We will update our web page and notify you as information changes and we schedule future hiring processes. We will also retain your contact information in our database and will keep you informed of future recruitment opportunities. In the event your contact information changes, please complete a new interest card.

If you would like to be notified when the Scottsdale Fire Department begins its next recruitment and receive information on workshop opportunities, please fill out the Recruitment Interest Form.

Or, you may sign up to receive weekly employment opportunity email newsletters from the City of Scottsdale.

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.scottsdaleaz.gov/

FirefighterMesa

The Mesa Fire Department is one of approximately 75 Accredited Fire Departments internationally. The 471 person Department protects a population in excess of over 453,000 spread over 128 square miles. There are 17 Fire Stations covering the city. These include 18 paramedic engine companies, and 8 paramedic ladder companies that are constantly staffed with four firefighters, two of which are paramedics, 24 hours a day. 

The Department responded to over 65,000 emergency calls in 2009 and provided an average code 3 (lights and sirens) travel response time of under four minutes. 

Certain fire companies are specially trained and are part of the special operations response that include Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescue, Dive Team, Aircraft Rescue Firefighting and Bike teams.

http://www.mesaaz.gov/fire

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.mesaaz.gov/fire

FirefighterTucson

The City of Tucson’s population is estimated at more than 540,000. In addition, the number of visitors has been estimated at 2.7 million per year. To protect this population, the Tucson Fire Department staffs 21 fire stations and a Regional Public Safety Training Academy. 

Our engine, ladder/ladder tender and paramedic companies are equipped with the latest capabilities and technologies, and our personnel are kept up-to-date with training in the latest firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical procedures and methods. 

Anyone interested in becoming a firefighter with the Tucson Fire Department (TFD) must first go through the Civil Service testing process. To work for TFD in any uniformed position, a candidate must complete not only the testing process, but also successfully complete the training Academy. TFD does not hire into any position except for Firefighter (not including civilian positions). 

In order to carry out its mission effectively, the Tucson Fire Department is organized into five divisions: Headquarters, Operations, Code Administration, Support Services and Training. 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.tucsonaz.gov/

FirefighterGlendale

As one of the largest cities in Arizona, the City of Glendale offers a variety of career opportunities in public safety. The city prides itself on a service delivery system that is highly responsible to citizen needs and built on productivity. Competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, cultural diversity and promotional opportunities in a growing community. Glendale is a city that has it all! 

The Glendale Fire Department provides a variety of emergency services including fire suppression, emergency medical, hazardous materials and specialized rescue response. We have nine fire stations. GFD responds to an average of more than 40,000 emergencies annually, approximately 80 percent of which are medical related. An innovative intergovernmental agreement allows GFD to provide a high level of service at one of the lowest costs per citizen in the nation. 

Glendale Fire Department employees are highly-skilled and trained professionals dedicated to creating a better quality of life for its residents. They demonstrate the highest standards of honesty and integrity and believe in and practice teamwork and open communication. 

Like many other Phoenix Metro Departments, GFD participates in the CPAT to evaluate potential candidates for hiring. 

http://www.glendaleaz.com/Fire/recruitment.cfm  

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.glendaleaz.com/

FirefighterYuma

Located in the Yuma and Gila valleys of Southwestern Arizona where Arizona, California, and Mexico converge is Yuma. With a climate that mixes pure desert sunshine with the cool waters of the Colorado River and Gila Rivers, Yuma offers our residents a year round vista of surrounding rugged mountains and green agricultural fields. 

The incorporated area of Yuma is approximately 110 square miles and houses over 82,000 full-time residents. The City of Yuma is a full service council-manager government. The City is governed by a charter, Arizona state statutes, and an adopted Strategic Management Plan. 

The Fire Department has more than 100 employees in operations, emergency medical services, training, prevention, emergency management, support and administrative services. The Fire Chief oversees all aspects of the Fire Department. The Department operates five fire stations strategically located throughout Yuma to respond in minutes to most fires within the city limits. This response time positively affects insurance rates paid by owners of property in the city limits. All fire stations respond to 9-1-1 emergency rescue and fire calls. One station is equipped with a hazardous materials vehicle (HAZMAT) and trained personnel who respond to calls related to exposure to hazardous materials. 

Fire suppression and emergency medical service employees are certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT); many hold advanced EMT and paramedic certifications. They are required to participate in ongoing training and certification. Fire prevention employees include the City Fire Marshall and fire inspectors. They have a range of responsibilities that include on-site fire inspections of homes and businesses; review of construction and remodeling plans for compliance with fire codes; assisting schools with emergency exit plans and procedures; and investigating fires of known and unknown origins. 

The City of Yuma accepts applications on a rolling basis. 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
Rolling

APPLY:
www.ci.yuma.az.us/

FirefighterPeoria

The Peoria Fire Department is a paid municipal department, comprised of 140 + sworn personnel and approximately 25 civilian personnel, serving 138.2 square miles and an estimated city population of 148,000. 

The Peoria Fire Department Operations Division is responsible for fire suppression, emergency medical services, and technical rescue, as well as technical, supervisory and managerial training of all field personnel. 

The Operations Division currently operates eight fire stations with five paramedic engine companies, two brush trucks, one ladder company, and two shift commanders.

http://www.peoriaaz.com/Fire/fire_employment.asp
 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
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