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FIREFIGHTER CAREER

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO JOIN OUR TEAM

  • High School Diploma
  • 18 Years of Age
  • Valid Driver's License
  • A Record Free from Habitual Use of Drugs or Intoxicants, Felony Convictions, and Misdemeanors Involving Dishonest or False Statements
  • Qualified Firefighter Candidates Will Be Invited to Take a Written Test and a Timed Physical Agility Test
  • Firefighter Candidates Must Pass a Physical Examination As Well As a Background Check

In addition to the qualifications above, if hired, you must attend and successfully complete the Hendersonville Fire Department's recruit training program and the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy's recruit training program.

JOB INTEREST CARDS, READ FAQs, & LEARN ABOUT JOB OPENINGS 

All Hendersonville Fire Department job openings are posted by the City of Hendersonville's Human Resources Department.

For current job openings with the City, look at Job Openings.

If you are considering a career as a firefighter, look at HR FAQs for information on completing an interest card, the testing process, eligibility lists, and more.

If you are interested in a career as a Firefighter with our department, you must first complete an "Interest Card".  For information on how to do this, look at Job Interest Notifications.  When the time comes to apply and test, Human Resources will notify you.