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 to be placed on an Interest List for future hiring processes.

​​​​​Applications for the 2020 Academies have closed!

2020 Fire Academy: Important Dates​ & Information

Due to COVID-19, a hiring freeze has been placed on all non-essential positions until July 1, 2020. This includes the position of Firefighter Recruit. As a result, all testing has been placed on hold. Please keep an eye on this site or your email for future updates or changes.

UPDATE (5/20/2020): The start date for the academy has been pushed back to accomadate for the remaining testing needed prior to hire/start date. 


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 to be placed on an interest list to be notified when applications are open.


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