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​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!​

​​​​​**Due to the inclement weather on Wednesday, January 17th, the Written Exam Prep Class was rescheduled to Monday, January 22, 2018 from 5-7pm.​​ Registered applicants, check your e-mail for details.

The 2018 Firefighter Recruit Application is now closed. Please email to be added to our interest list for the next hiring process.

Written Exam registration closed on December 22nd at 12PM EST.

Current Applicants

PERSONAL HISTORY QUESTIONNAIRE (PHQ): Please print the 2018 Personal History Questionnaire.pdf. Read over the PHQ instructions carefully. The PHQ is due no later than January 29, 2018 by 5:00pm EST.

WRITTEN EXAM: January 27, 2018, 11:00am & 5:00pm at the Virgnia Beach Convention Center. Check-in for both sessions start 45 minutes prior to test start time. DOORS WILL CLOSE PROMPTLY AT TEST START TIME. Applicants will receive an email by December 22, 2017 to sign up for a test session. A study guide is available for purchase. The NFSI Enhanced Study Guide-Online is highly recommended Click Here to purchase.  A picture ID (driver's license or military license) is required. Applicants may also bring two number 2 pencils and erasers. All applicants must also bring the Notarized Virginia State Police Criminal Record Request form to the written test. The form can be found below under Required Documents.

Voluntary Written Exam Preparation Class: An e-mail was sent to all candidates who registered for the Written Exam. ​Please e-mail with any issues/questions.

Required Documents

2018 Personal History Questionnaire.pdf

Virginia State Police Criminal Record Request Release.pdf  



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