Newport News Fire Department is Hiring

The Newport News Fire Department is accepting applications now through August 20th for Firefighter-Medic Recruits.

The position serves two emergency response roles, both on a fire truck and an ambulance. The Recruit base salary is $38,325 with increases over time and additional pay for merits earned through training and certification (for which the recruit will be compensated.)

Newport News’ government website also notes that health, dental, and vision insurance is offered as well as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, reimbursable fitness center memberships, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Fire & EMS Certifications or military experience are preferred, but not required.

For application & selection process details, visit, call at 757-969-1800 or email