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!​


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

Current Applicants

CANDIDATE PHYSICAL ABILITIES TEST (CPAT): Information about the CPAT schedule, mentoring program, and required forms are located in the link above labeled "Candidate Physical Abilities Test". Applicants who passed the written exam and turned in a PHQ packet received CPAT sign-up instructions via email.  Any questions or concerns, email us at

​​​STRUCTURED ORAL INTERVIEW (SOI): Candidates who pass the CPAT will move forward to the structured oral interview (SOI). The SOI is scheduled the week of June 25 - 29, 2018. Applicants will receive an email mid June to sign up for the SOI.


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