The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is always looking for professional, dedicated and talented individuals to join our team! Whether you are looking for a career in emergency services or would like to volunteer in your community, there is a place for you in the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System.
Requirements to become a professional Loudoun County Firefighter/EMT (next hiring process Spring 2019):
|18 years of age at time of application||High School Diploma/GED||Valid Driver's License|
|Drug & Tobacco free|
|ALS Pay – Paramedic: $14,000||ALS Pay – Intermediate: $12,000||$10,000 Hiring Bonus for ALS Providers!|
|Base Starting Salary- $43,636||Virginia Retirement System incl Hazard Pay||457 Deferred Comp Plan with match|
|Tuition Assistance||GI Bill Benefits to eligible veterans||Short and Long Term disability|
|Life Insurance||Medical, Dental & Vision|
Application & Hiring Process:
|Online Application & Questionnaire||Written Exam||Physical Agility Test|
|Polygraph Examination||Interview||Background Investigation|
|Medical Examination & Drug Screen|
Preference given to System Volunteers, Medics and Veterans. Email us Opens a New Window. for questions regarding the hiring process.
Volunteering with the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System
Currently, there are over a million firefighters in the United States. According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, 70% of those firefighters are volunteers. These volunteers save our country an estimated $138 billion with their donated time, based on a study done by the National Fire Protection Association.
Loudoun County is proud to have 15 Volunteer Companies that provide front line emergency services to the community and surrounding areas. Currently there are over 1,200 volunteers and 600 career first responders in the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System! Close to 800 volunteers serve in an operational capacity as the remaining administrative volunteers provide the necessary “behind the scenes” duties to maintain station operations.
Our operational members are professionally trained and have the ability to achieve certifications in the following areas at no cost:
- Emergency Medical Services
- Hazardous Materials
- Emergency Vehicle Operations
- Vehicle Extrication
- Specialty Rescue