Roanoke Fire-EMS 2018 Hiring Process

Our hiring process is open! To be considered, please fill out an application at

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Our Mission:
To foster a diverse, inclusive and innovative workforce that proudly serves the residents, citizens and visitors of Roanoke by protecting lives and property with professionalism, integrity and respect.

Core Values:
  • Commitment
  • Courtesy
  • Compassion

Leadership Philosophy:
We will invest, empower and hold each other accountable to accomplish our mission.

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department is a full-service fire and emergency medical service agency providing:
  • Fire suppression services
  • Basic and advanced pre-hospital life support
  • Fire prevention and community risk reduction education programs
  • Fire investigations
  • Heavy tactical rescue (HTR)
  • Swift water rescue (SWR)
  • Regional Hazardous Materials Team
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Emergency Management
In addition to housing firefighting and EMS personnel and apparatus, Fire-EMS stations are neighborhood resources. Fire-EMS personnel at these sites help distribute important city documents, teach about fire and life safety, and provide a safe place for lost children and adults.