The Durham Fire Department will be awaiting the results of A CITYWIDE COMPENSATION STUDY prior to opening our 2024 application process. We anticipate accepting applications for two weeks in late june or EARLY July 2024. please submit an interest card and check back with us often for updates. Thank you for your interest in our department.
Firefighter Shift Schedule - Our Firefighters work an average of ten 24-hour shifts per month on A, B, or C Shift. Shifts run from 7 am until 7 am the following day. Firefighters work every other day for 10 days. After that 10-day cycle is complete, each firefighter is off for 6 consecutive days.