Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians

Join DC’s bravest as we strive for excellence in emergency preparedness, education and response and be part of a team of diverse, well trained, and committed first responders providing the highest quality of Fire and Emergency Medical Services to the residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. This position is located in the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (DCFEMS) and is responsible for improving the life of residents of the District of Columbia by providing the most effective and efficient services in protecting lives and property. DCFEMS provides quality, compassionate and competent state of the art basic and advanced life support emergency medical care to the acutely ill or injured patient and provides expeditious transportation to the appropriate hospital around the clock, 365 days a year.

Position/Opportunity: Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians (DC FEMS)

Salary: $49,000/year


Must be 19+ years of age
Must be a United States Citizen
High school diploma/GED


Some experience in EMS or paramedic preferred

Application Requirements:

Once you apply, you can choose to take the exam in person or virtually
At time of application, please be ready to upload the following documents:

Birth Certificate or Valid U.S. Passport. You must be a United States Citizen and show that you have reached the age of 19 years old at the time of application.
Valid Driver’s License.
A copy of your High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Start Date: March 21, 2024

Deadline: March 21, 2024