Become a Probationary Firefighter/EMT with the Westfield Fire Department

Posted March 4, 2020

Credits: Jackie Lieberman

Notice is hereby given that applications are being accepted for the position of Probationary Firefighter/EMT, with the Westfield Fire Department. Applications may be obtained starting Monday, March 23, 2020, from the Westfield Fire Prevention Bureau located at Westfield Firehouse Two, 1029 Central Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey; Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Applications will not be mailed and must be picked up in person. A nonrefundable application fee of $75.00 shall be paid at the time the completed application is returned to the Fire Prevention Bureau in person. Cash payments will be accepted along with checks and money orders made out to the Westfield Fire Department, credit card payments will not be accepted. No applications will be accepted without the fee. Applicants must be a United States Citizen 21 years of age and must be eligible to be hired on or before their 35th birthday.

Applicants shall possess and provide proof of the following: High School Diploma, valid New Jersey Driver’s License and be a New Jersey resident, current New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Firefighter-1 and Firefighter -2 certification. Please provide copies of all requirements with completed application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Limited up to the first hundred qualified applicants received on or before Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM.

Contact Information
  1. Westfield Fire Department
  2. 908-789-4145