Fire Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in joining the Vallejo Fire Department! 

Below you will find helpful information regarding the hiring process, resources, contact information, and a sign up form to receive updates on our hiring process.

Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic recruit is open. Click here to apply!

Vallejo Fire Department Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • 18 years of age
  • Current California Driver's License
  • Current California EMT-P License (inlcuding ACLS, PALS, or PEPP, PHTLS or BTLS/ITLS)
  • Obtain a passing score on the Fire Candidate Testing Center written exam ( *not required for lateral applicants
  • Current Candidate Physical Ability (CPAT) card *not required for lateral applicants

Desired Qualifications

  • Firefighting and paramedic experience (paid or volunteer)
  • Firefighter Academy or FF1 certificate
  • Bilingual
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree

The Vallejo Fire Department Hiring Process Includes

  • Oral board interview
  • VFD proctored paramedic assessment center
  • Chief's Interview
  • Background investigation
  • Psychiatric examination
  • Physical medical examination


For additional information on how to join the Vallejo Fire Department, please email [email protected].


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