FirefighterRichmond

Richmond, Virginia’s capital city, is the 5th oldest paid fire department in the country. Today, the Department’s total strength is 420+ members operating out of 20 stations. 

Richmond deploys the Quint Concept, operating 20 quint companies (4 minimum staffing), 3 heavy rescue companies (5 minimum staffing), 3 tankers, 2 brush trucks, 1 water rescue truck, one hazmat response vehicle, one Technical Rescue truck, and numerous staff vehicles. The department is divided into four divisions: Administration, Operations, Support Services, and ESU. A deputy chief is assigned to Operations and oversees 3 battalions. Support Services includes prevention, training, and ESU, and is also supervised by a Division Chief. 

The Richmond Fire Department is tasked with protecting about 200,000 residences and over 400,000 workers and visitors each day. The department responds to over 30,000 calls for service each year and has an operating budget of $38.5 million. 

For information on employment opportunities, please visit:

http://www.ci.richmond.va.us/fire/recruitment.aspx 

EOE

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Firefighter/MedicFairfax County

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is a combination career and volunteer organization providing fire suppression, emergency medical, technical rescue, hazardous materials, water rescue, life safety education, fire prevention and arson investigation services. Emergency medical services include advanced life support response by paramedic engines and medic transport units. 

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue utilizes more than 1,390 uniformed personnel to protect nearly 1.1 million people in an area covering 395 square miles. In 2009, the department responded to a combined 92,000+ emergency and non-emergency incidents from 42 stations. 

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is committed to providing emergency and non-emergency services to protect the lives, property, and environment of our community. Our department does this by valuing professional excellence, health and safety, diversity, teamwork and shared leadership, effective communication, integrity, community service and involvement, and innovation. These values are important to our employees as well as those we seek to hire. It is through our total commitment to these values that we strive to be the best community-focused fire and rescue department, working as a team to ensure a safe and secure environment for all those entrusted to our care. Individuals will provide skilled emergency and non-emergency services in a variety of areas including: fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education. Individuals will be trained in fire suppression and certified in emergency medical services. 

This effort shall be accomplished by consistently championing our Department and profession through an effective community outreach program. We are committed to valuing and respecting every individual we have the opportunity to interact with. We are dedicated to reflecting and respecting the diversity of our community by providing compassionate and quality service to all. Minorities and bilingual individuals are highly encouraged to apply. 

For information on employment opportunities, please visit: 

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fr/recruitment/ 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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Firefighter/MedicArlington

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington D.C., Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) is a “world-class” fire department that provides essential fire suppression, emergency medical services, and allied public safety services for our densely packed community. 

ACFD protects 26 square miles of residential, commercial business, highway, Metro rail, and federal/ military installations including the Pentagon. One of the highest educated communities in the nation, our population is racially, ethnically and culturally diverse. ACFD provides mutual aid services to Washington D.C., Alexandria and Fairfax County fire departments. Arlington is home to Ronald Reagan National Airport and we provide back up assistance to the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority Fire Department. 

Our 319 employees are committed to eliminating threats to the lives, safety and property of the Arlington community. We provide services through a combination of education, prevention and effective response to fire, medical and environmental emergencies. We are highly regarded within the profession as an innovator and leader in enhancing the fire service. 

To serve our 26 square mile urban community, we have 10 fire stations located strategically throughout the county. 

The Arlington County Fire Department is fully committed to providing an inclusive work environment that attracts the best-qualified applicants. Targeted recruitment and incorporation of best practices and procedures for selection will be utilized to provide a qualified and diverse workforce to best serve an urban community. 

For more information on careers with ACFD, visit: 

http://www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/Fire/FireMain.aspx
 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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FirefighterVirginia Beach

The Virginia Beach Fire Department is a CFAI accredited, customer service organization of more than 450 career personnel. VBFD partners with communities, members, citizens and visitors to foster the feeling of safety any place, any time through planning, mitigation, response and restoration.   

If you have ever considered or wondered what it is like to be in the fire service, this is a terrific opportunity. VBFD personnel participate in a number of specialty roles beyond firefighting and EMS, including the VATF-1 Technical Rescue Team, Hazardous Materials Team and Marine Team as well as being investigators and instructors. 

For more information on employment opportunities, please visit:www.vbgov.com 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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Firefighter/MedicHenrico County

The County of Henrico is located north of the City of Richmond, Virginia and covers approximately 244 sq. miles. The population is over 300,000 and can double during certain special events. The Henrico Fire Department responds annually to about 38,000 calls for service. The county has a wide variety of buildings including: residential, commercial, and industrial structures. We also have 4 major roadways: I-64, I-95, I-295, and I-895 going through the county. In Henrico County, we also have Richmond International Raceway, Richmond International Airport (mutual aid to airport fire), Army National Guard and parts of the James River. 

An Internationally Accredited Fire Department, reaccredited in 2008, we have twenty fire stations staffed by over 500 highly trained and certified firefighters. All field personnel are State certified firefighters and also certified to the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level. Over 200 are also certified to provide advanced life support (ALS) services. 

The Division currently has on duty each day 20 engines, 13 Advanced Life Support Medic units, 5 ladder trucks, 3 Heavy Rescue Squads, 2 EMS supervisors, 2 Battalion Chiefs and a District Chief. We also have other specialty equipment available each day. 

Utilizing the above staff and equipment we provide the following services: 

*Urban and Rural fire services and response 
*Emergency Medical Advanced life support services and transport 
*Specialized Teams (HAZMAT, Tech Rescue, Dive/Swift Water) 
*Fire Prevention, Education, and Investigations 
*Response and Recovery to natural and man-made disasters 

The County is home to a number of large special events, including two NASCAR races at Richmond International Raceway, several outdoor music concerts, a variety of sporting activities and other events. The Division provides Fire and EMS coverage at these events. All of these services are provided in a professional, innovative and cost effective manner. 

For more information on careers with HCFD, visit: 

http://www.co.henrico.va.us/departments/hr/ 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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