Become a career firefighter


As a career firefighter in Victoria, no day is the same - this is a role with real variety and genuine career pathways, regardless of your previous experience or background.

Firefighting as a career is suited to people with a genuine desire to serve the community, make a real difference, and who thrive on working closely as a team.

You don't need to have firefighting or other emergency response skills to apply - all the necessary training is provided.

If you would like to be kept informed going into the next recruitment round, please email

How we prepare

The Victorian fire services recruit women and men from a wide range of work, life and cultural backgrounds. People who speak languages in addition to English are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about career firefighting