CLARK COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Clark County Fire Department occupies an area of 8,012 square miles and has the largest paid fire department (30 stations) and the largest Volunteer force (10 stations). The Clark County volunteer firefighters responded to 1,180 incidents in 2020. Because of the growing responses by the Rural Division, the Clark County Fire Department is reaching out to Clark County residents to become Volunteer firefighters and/or Emergency Medical Services personnel.
How to Become a Volunteer Firefighter
Becoming a Clark County Volunteer Firefighter is one of the most rewarding and selfless decisions you can make. The duties of a volunteer firefighter include putting out fires and performing a multitude of important tasks to keep others safe, maintain their equipment, and ensure the department can continue serving their community.
To better understand if becoming a volunteer firefighter is for you, ask yourself the questions below:
If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be an excellent fit for a career as a Clark County Volunteer Firefighter.
All Volunteer Firefighters are assigned to one of the following stations:
The Minimum Requirements for the Volunteer Firefighter position are:
High School Graduate or GED equivalent
Must possess a valid Class C Nevada driver’s license
- EMT (Basic, Advanced, Paramedic)
- Nevada Class B with F endorsement driver’s license
- Firefighter 1 (IFSAC)
- Hazardous Materials Awareness (IFSAC)
- Hazardous Materials Operations (IFSAC)
Pre-Volunteer Acceptance Testing
- Must successfully pass an oral interview
- Must successfully pass a background investigation
- Must successfully pass a physical examination
In addition to the above requirements you must also be able to commit to 24 hours of volunteer service a month for a minimum of two (2) years.
For more information on the services Volunteer Firefighters perform, please visit the website -- http://www.volunteerfirefighter.org/NV/ .
You may apply for a volunteer firefighter position online at http://www.volunteerfirefighter.org/NV/volunteernow.php