The hiring process for Firefighter/Medic Recruit will open on April 15, 2020 until May 24, 2020. This hiring process will be for candidates wanting to be hired by the City of Newport News Fire Department. Since the current process has changed from previous processes, please ensure you read the selection process steps.
The Newport News Fire Department is comprised of dual-role personnel. As such, Firefighter-Medics rotate their emergency response duties between ambulance and fire apparatus. Due to their dual-role responsibilities, once hired, Recruits are required to successfully graduate from two (2) separate structured Recruit training programs designed to maximize their dual-role capabilities: