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Henderson Fire Department hiring firefighters, only taking first 1,800 applications

Posted at 10:26 AM, Feb 12, 2018

The Henderson Fire Department is seeking career-minded individuals with solid preparation and commitment to enter a long-term career in the fire service profession.

Online applications for Henderson firefighters will be accepted from Feb. 12 until March 12 and are limited to the first 1,800 applicants.


Applicants are not required to be Henderson residents but must meet the following minimum qualifications to apply for Henderson firefighter:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 18 years old at the time of the written examination for Fire Fighter
  • Valid Nevada or “border state” driver license (or obtain within 30 days of starting the fire academy)
  • Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification by the time of the Chief’s interview

The selection process to become a Henderson Fire Fighter includes a written exam, oral board and selection interviews, background investigation, and psychological and medical examinations that include drug and alcohol screening.

Applicants must also present a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card/notice that confirms passing of the CPAT occurred on or after Nov. 21, 2017.

Henderson Fire Fighter has a salary range of $50,989.12 - $87,214.40 and a 56-hour work week.