Visit our Job Opportunities page for current openings. Select the position, then select “Apply”. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening.
To be alerted when new openings are posted, please fill out an Job Interest Card. New openings will also be posted on our website.
Between $41,900 for EMT and $46,700 for Paramedics.
Typically, PCFD is on a two-year testing cycle. Our next testing process is scheduled to take place in January 2018.
- Applicants must first pass a written test. The written test is typically a general aptitude test with 100 questions. Applicants have two hours to complete the test. The exam breakdown includes:
- Mechanical Aptitude
- Situational Judgement and Reasoning
- Directional Orientation
- Reading Comprehension
- Basic Mathematics, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Spelling
- Applicants passing the written test will be invited to participate in the task performance test to measure physical ability to perform the essential duties of a firefighter. This is a pass/fail test. Applicants that do not pass the task performance test are not eligible for hire.
- Oral-board interviews are conducted to help rank candidates for ride-along purposes.
- Selected candidates are invited to ride with our full-time crews to help evaluate the candidate's ability to work with others, their motivation, and work ethics.
- A Chiefs’ interview is the final step in the testing process.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must be twenty-one years of age or older
- Utah Firefighter Level I Certification (not required at time of application)
- Utah Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
- Valid driver’s license and positive driving record
- Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
- Must be a citizen of the United States of America at the time of application, or provide proof of appropriate work permit
Please visit the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness.
Please visit the Utah Fire & Rescue Academy.
Yes, our current policy states that tattoos, brandings, and body piercings shall not be visible while in uniform (a short-sleeved uniform shirt) and working in the public eye. Employees may not use bandaging to cover tattoos, brandings, or body piercings.