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Firefighter Career   

 

Minimum Experience: 0 to 3 Years

 Starting Salary: $40,000

 Requirement:

High School/GED

 

 Sergeant Career 

 

Minimum Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Starting Salary: $50,383

 Requirements:

Certified Firefighter/EMT

Apparatus Operator Candidacy Program (AOCP) – Engine

Apparatus Operator Candidacy Program (AOCP) – Truck

 

Lieutenant Career  Minimum Experience: 5 to 7 years

Starting Salary: $57,749

 Requirements:

 EMT-I/A

NFPA Fire Officer I (Preferred)

Captain Career 

Minimum Experience: 7 to 11 years

*2 Years Continuous Service as a Fire Lieutenant

Starting Salary: $66,193

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Associate Degree (Preferred)

NFPA Fire Officer II (Preferred) 

 Battalion Section Chief Career

Minimum Experience: 11 years

(5yrs as Lt. or above)

*by appointment only

Starting Salary: $80,959

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

 
    Assistant Chief Career   

Minimum Experience: 11 years

(5yrs as Lt. or above)

*by appointment only

Starting Salary: $88,981

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

NFPA Fire Officer III (Preferred)

 Deputy Chief Career

 

Minimum Experience: 11 years

(5yrs as Lt. or above)

*by appointment only

Starting Salary: $97,797

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

NFPA Fire Officer IV (Preferred)

 
First Deputy Chief Career

Minimum Experience: 11 years

(5yrs as Lt. or above)

*by appointment only

Starting Salary: $107,576

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

NFPA Fire Officer IV (Preferred)

 

 
Fire Chief Career 

Minimum Experience: 11 years

(5yrs as Lt. or above)

*by appointment only

Starting Salary: $150,654

 Requirements:

EMT-I/A

Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

NFPA Fire Officer IV (Preferred)

CFOD (Preferred)

EFO (Preferred)