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.

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