Career Opportunities

​Consider a Rewarding Career with the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Join our Team of DEDICATED, COMPASSIONATE, and HIGHLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS. Become a Virginia Beach Firefighter!​
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The online application for the 2017 firefighter recruit position is now CLOSED. Please email hirevbfd@vbgov.com to be added to the interest list.

​Important information for current 2017 firefighter recruit applicants:

CPAT Dates​​

Trial 1: April 26 - April 29, 2017​​

Trial 2: May 30, 2017 & June 1, 2017 (mentoring program participants ONLY)

Trial 3: June 26 - June 27, 2017 (Final Test)

NOTE: VBFD will also accept valid CPAT cards from other IAFF-licensed agencies issued after September 1, 2016

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