Careers at Westfield Fire Department

Information for Probationary Firefighter / Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Entrance Exam Information

Notice is hereby given that applications are being accepted for the position of Probationary Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), with the Westfield Fire Department. Applications may be obtained from the Westfield Fire Prevention Bureau located at Westfield Firehouse Two, 1029 Central Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey; Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 2 pm. Applications will not be mailed and must be picked up in person. 


A non-refundable application fee of $75 shall be paid at the time the completed application is returned to the Fire Prevention Bureau in person. Cash payments will be accepted along with checks and money orders made out to the Westfield Fire Department; credit card payments will not be accepted.

Applicant Qualifications

No applications will be accepted without the fee. Applicants must be a United States Citizen 21 years of age and must be eligible to be hired on or before their 35th birthday. Applicants shall possess and provide proof of the following:

  • Be a New Jersey Resident
  • Current New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Firefighter-1 and Firefighter -2 Certification
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid New Jersey Driver's License 

Please provide copies of all requirements with completed application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Limited up to the first 100 qualified applicants received on or before Friday, July 24, 2020 at 2 pm

Open Positions

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