Henderson Fire

Firefighter Recruitment

Firefighter Jobs with Henderson Fire Department

Maltese CrossThe Henderson Fire Department's vision is to be an integral and trusted member of the community that strives to exceed the expectations of our customers. We are a team of dedicated professionals, who will remain true to our values, focused on our organizational priorities, and resolute in knowing that people matter most.

The hiring process has closed. The maximum number of applicants have been received.

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Henderson Firefighter Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions

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Minimum Qualifications for Firefighter

  • High school diploma or equivalent at the time of application
  • At least 18 years of age by the date of the written examination
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Possess a current certificate as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or above at time of the Chief's Interview for Firefighter
  • Possess or obtain one of the following certifications at the time of the final offer of employment
    • Southern Nevada Health District EMT certification or above
    • State of Nevada EMT certification or above
    • National Registry Certification as an EMT or above
  • Any Firefighter hired after July 1, 2014 must reside within Clark County, Nevada within one year of their date of hire.
The City of Henderson is an equal opportunity employer *Limited to the first 1800 applications received

For the full job description visit cityofhenderson.com/human-resources/city-employment

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range $52,270.40 - $89,398.40 annually ($17.95 - $30.70 hourly)
  • 56-hour work week
  • Paid health, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid academy training
  • Paid retirement
  • Uniform allowance paid by the City
  • Partial tuition reimbursement
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Selection Process

  • Written examinationwhitney_ranch_mock_drowning_065
  • Oral board interview
  • Selection interview
  • Psychological examination
  • Background investigation
  • Medical/physical examination that includes drug and alcohol screening
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) - Must present a valid CPAT card/notice at time of selection interview. College of Southern Nevada offers the CPAT for a cost of $150. Learn more about the CPAT here.

For more information about a career with the City of Henderson Fire Department, email HFDJobs@cityofhenderson.com. The City of Henderson is an equal opportunity employer.