Firefighter Job

The Rochester Fire Department is not accepting applications at this time. Please visit the, "Job Opportunities" page from the City of Rochester web  page for future opportunities.

Description of Duties

This work primarily consists of preventing loss of life and damage to property resulting from fires  or other life-threatening situations. I  includes the fighting and prevention of fires, rescue, emergency medical service, and inspection. Work is often physical stressful and strenuous. Firefighters receive intensive training as recruits and detailed instruction at the fire scene from supervisors. Routine inspection and maintenance work is  performed under general supervision.

Firefighter Benefits

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Life insurance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Dental and medical coverage
  • Pension
  • Non-traditional work schedule

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