The Mesa Fire and Medical Department is currently NOT accepting applications for Firefighter Recruit. Please check back for upcoming opportunities or fill out a Job Interest Card to be notified when positions open.
Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for advancement? Are you ready to be challenged? The Mesa Fire and Medical Department is interested in attracting candidates who understand that education is the key to success and that learning is a lifelong experience.
The following is a brief overview of the requirements for the position of firefighter recruit. Specific information or requirements may change but will be provided in the Firefighter Recruit job announcement (when available).
***Mesa Fire and Medical is tentatively planning on having a hiring process sometime in 2018***
- Minimum Applicant requirements
- 18 years of age by application closing date.
- High school diploma or GED by application closing date.
- EMT or Paramedic certification will be required before each selection process begins and must be kept current thereafter.
- Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT)
The Mesa Fire and Medical Department will accept CPAT scores from CPAT licensees only.
Need current CPAT?
Maricopa County Community College CPAT Information
National Testing Network (NTN)
IAFF CPAT Information & current CPAT Licensees
- Other Resources
Firefighter Recruit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Outside Fire Related Links
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This website will be updated when new information becomes available. (Access to the internet is also available at local libraries).