Note:You do not have to live in our area during the time of application; however, when the academy begins, personnel have a very rigorous schedule beginning at 6 am for 5 days each week.
Before receiving a job offer, our prospective firefighters have an in-depth physical. Newly hired firefighters participate in PT every morning while in the academy.
Get your blood pressure and cholesterol in check and if you smoke - QUIT!
GUESS WHAT TIME OUR ACADEMY DAY STARTS AFTER ORIENTATION?
Get your documents together NOW! We will require copies of the documents listed below. Some of these are time consuming to get and obtaining them can be stressful (ask everyone who applied during COVID). All of these are documents that adults should have readily available, so get them together NOW.
Social Security Card
Transcript from your highest level of completed education
DD-214 (if applicable)
Valid Driver's License as of July 1 of current year (must be unexpired)
DON'T assume that we aren't going to check your references; WE ARE! We want professional references who can convey who you are.
List accurate phone numbers.
Ask permission from references before you list them.
Not listing references on your application is NOT a good idea.
While teachers can be great references, keep in mind that they have hundreds of students, so make sure they know you well enough to give accurate information.