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Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
405 Pike Road
West Palm Beach, FL
33411-3815

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Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue receives many inquiries regarding training requirements and career opportunities within the fire service. The following information is intended to answer some of the more commonly asked questions.

What requirements do I need to meet in order to apply for a job at Palm Beach County Fire Rescue?
  • be at least 18 years of age,
  • have a high school diploma or GED,
  • hold at least Florida certification as a State of Florida Firefighter through the Firefighter Minimum Standards Training,
  • have passed an IAFF-CPAT within the last year, and
  • hold a valid EMT or Paramedic license with the state of Florida

 
How do I apply for a job with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue?
Palm Beach County Employee Relations and Personnel Department administers our hiring process. We only accept applications when a position is being advertised. Vacancies are determined by our staffing requirements and budget, and are advertised on the internet through the County's Job vacancy section.

 
Does Palm Beach County Fire Rescue issue letters of sponsorship?
No.

 
How do I become a volunteer for Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue?
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue has a volunteer fire division. To become a volunteer you must meet the following requirements:
  • be at least 18 years of age,
  • have a high school diploma or GED,
  • recent physical examination,
  • criminal background check, and
  • driver history report.
For more information on volunteering, call (561) 498-3334, or visit www.Fire-Vols.org