Burlington Fire Department



Entry-Level Firefighters work a 24 hours on-duty, 48 hours off-duty schedule making a starting salary of $50,302.00 base pay with additional percentage based incentives for Advanced EMT and Paramedic certifications. 


                        Photo by Eric Cochran

  • Minimum applicant qualifications include a current EMT certification.
  • CPAT certification is NOT required to apply. However, YOU MUST have a current CPAT certification to begin your employment. CPAT testing facilities can be found in many states and locations. 
  • The application can be found on the City of Burlington's Human Resources Jobs link with directions. Please continue to check back for when the application is available and a position is open.