Now Accepting Firefighter Applications!
The Madison Fire Department is now accepting applications for the next class of firefighter recruits!
Now through November 30, 2017, submit your application through the City of Madison Careers page.
The opportunity to apply to MFD only comes up once every two years!
There are still plenty of opportunities to ask questions about the job and the application process. Join us for our last Recruitment Open House at Fire Station 7 on Tuesday, October 17 from 6-8 p.m.
You can also reach out directly to members of the Madison Fire Department through our Ask A Recruiter webpage.
The Madison Fire Department seeks a pool of candidates that reflects the richness and diversity of the community it serves. Desirable qualifications include a motivation to serve, tolerance, honesty and integrity, compassion, ability to work as a team member, effective communication and problem-solving skills, and a strong work ethic.
In order to be considered for employment, you must possess the following qualifications at the time of application:
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be at least 18 years of age (there is no maximum age limit)
- Be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency diploma
- Possess a current driver’s license
- Be of sound mental and physical health
Successful candidates will begin the Fire Academy in the fall of 2018.