Application - Firefighter/Medic Recruit

The current application period for Firefighter/Medic Recruit is Open!

Applicants & Eligibility

It is clear that the Firefighter/Medic Recruit selection process is very structured and requires the applicant to cooperate in meeting scheduled appointments. Upon completion of this multi-phased process, applicants may be placed in a pool of eligible applicants from which conditional job offers may be made.

It is likely that not all of the candidates in the eligibility pool will be offered a position with NNFD. The number of positions offered depends upon the department's needs and the number of openings available.

The eligibility pool will remain active for one year from the date of establishment. Candidates must reapply for each new process if they wish to continue seeking a Firefighter/Medic Recruit position.

Candidate Information Form:

Firefighter/Medic Recruit Candidate Information Form

Selection Process Steps

Once the application period closes, the NNFD will contact candidates to schedule an interview.

After obtaining employment, candidates will be required to complete and successfully pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) which will be administered prior to training.

Don't Forget…

Candidates will need to provide the following items if scheduled for an interview:

  • Current certified DMV record
  • Copies of high school diploma or GED (or college diploma / transcripts)
  • If applicable, a copy of your military service DD-214
  • If applicable, a copy of any current Fire or EMS certifications


  • You must complete each step of the hiring process.
  • You are subject to a comprehensive background check.
  • You must complete a medical evaluation and pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • You must have the following vaccinations prior to hire: Mumps, Measles and Rubella (MMR), Varicella, the current season's flu shot and Tdap.


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