Firefighter Recruitment

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APPLICATION PROCESS CLOSED Applications will be accepted for Mesa Fire and Medical Department to establish a Firefighter - Recruit 2018 Eligible List tentatively beginning on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Arizona time. The application period will close after 1000 applications, or Thursday, August 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Arizona time, whichever comes first.

Candidates can access the application once it is live by clicking here: City of Mesa Jobs Page

Successful applicants who meet minimum requirements will be invited to the written exam scheduled for August 29, 2018 at the City of Mesa Convention Center.

Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for advancement? Are you ready to be challenged?  The Mesa Fire and Medical Department is interested in hiring candidates who understand that education is the key to success and that learning is a lifelong experience.

City of Mesa Jobs Page

Firefighter Recruit

The following is an overview of the requirements for the position of Firefighter Recruit.  Please see the Firefighter Recruit Job Description for complete information. 

Minimum Requirements

Excellent Benefits

  • Beginning Salary $45,947
  • Opportunities for Advancement Through Promotion
  • 25-year Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Annual Vacation Leave
  • Annual Sick Leave
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paramedic Assignment Pay
  • Bilingual Pay
Things To Do
Outside Fire Related Links
It's never too early to begin preparing for the firefighter recruit hiring process. Links to national firefighter organizations
  1. Find out more about the Candidate Physical Ability Test.
  2. Consider taking Community College EMT and Fire Science
  3. Review the Firefighter-Recruit job description.
  4. Check out the City of Mesa's benefit package.
  5. Check out the firefighter Public Safety Retirement Program.
  6. Learn about the Mesa Fire and Medical Department
  7. Interested in becoming a Fire Department Volunteer?

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