Prince William County, Virginia is a dynamic community located 35 miles southwest of the District of Columbia. Prince William County’s fire and rescue service is provided through a combination career and volunteer system. Collectively, these organizations work together to provide high quality and efficient firefighting and emergency medical services. The County’s Department of Fire and Rescue currently consists of 574 members, a combination of civilian and uniformed individuals.
The Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue is looking for men and women who want to help others and don’t shy away from a challenge; someone who is looking for more than a career; and someone who is willing to protect the lives and property of those in our community.
Experience is not necessary—we offer training and mentoring to prepare all applicants physically and mentally for the job. Our Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) mentoring program has been shown to dramatically increase the success rate of applicants.
Working for Prince William County is not just a job, it is a career full of learning and professional growth. Throughout our employees’ service, we offer ongoing training and up to $5,000 a year in tuition reimbursement for higher education. And as our County expands, so does our department, enabling employees to take on substantive responsibilities and advance quickly.
When you join our department, you’re not just a number. You’re a member of a close community of professionals who share a commitment to saving lives and serving our county. We take pride in the fact that every member matters and makes a difference in our department.