Burlington Fire Department


The Burlington Fire Department is often accepting applications for entry level firefighters with Paramedic, AEMT, or EMT certification.



  • Minimum applicant qualifications include a current CPAT certification and NREMT certification.
  • The application (when open) can be found on the City of Burlington's Human Resources Jobs link with directions.
  • The following timeline will be utilized to faciliate the 2019/2020 BFD Hiring Process:  2019-2020 BFD Hiring Process.



Firefighters work a 24 hours on-duty, 48 hours off-duty schedule making a starting salary of $47,415.00 base pay with additional percentage based incentives for Advanced EMT and Paramedic certifications.