Fire Employment

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Firefighter / Paramedic with the Longview Fire Department.

We are not accepting applications at this time. 


Please note, during the application period applications will be accepted online ONLY. The Longview Fire Department offers qualified individuals an opportunity to become a member of a highly skilled professional organization. The Longview Fire Department is committed to developing a vastly qualified, motivated and diverse workforce that reflects the demographics of our community. Longview Fire Department is not a Civil Service Employer.

What began as an all volunteer department of only 35 members in 1885, The Longview Fire Department has now evolved into a progressive team of emergency responders.

Today, the Longview Fire Department has 8 fire stations and 170 uniformed members. Fire apparatus includes 7 engines, 3 truck companies, and 5 MICU ambulances. The department serves a population of over 80,000 people and responds to approximately 20,000 emergency calls each year.

The Longview Fire Department’s specialty teams allow its members an opportunity to expand on their areas of interest such as High Angle, Trench, Confined Space, HazMat, and Water Rescue.