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!​

​​​​​Please email hirevbfd@vbgov.com to be placed on an Interest List for future hiring processes.

2021 Fire Academy

Applications for the 2021 academy have been postposned due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, that means we do not have an expected timeframe when applications will re-open. Please email hireVBFD@vbgov.com to be placed on an interest list to be notified when applications are open.



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Delayed 2020 Fire Academy Schedule

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ACADEMY CLOSED IN MAY 2019! IF YOU ARE TRYING TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO HIREVBFD@VBGOV.COM AND ASK TO BE ADDED TO THE INTEREST LIST. WE DO NOT HAVE A START DATE FOR THE NEXT HIRING PROCESS AT THIS TIME.

NOTE: All dates are subject to change

  • December 21: Reference Packets Sent & Background Checks
  • January 14: Reference Packets Due
  • January 19, 20, 26, & 27: Pre-Assessment Testing & Fingerprints
  • January 14, 21, 22*: Uniform Fitting
  • February 10 (tentative): Final Offers
  • February 25: New Member Orientation

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