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Charlottesville Fire Department

The Charlottesville Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency response, and fire safety education to the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia.

Our professional department of full-time, career firefighters has served this vibrant community since 1865. Our mission is to protect our public by providing superior fire and emergency services focused on customer service, education, prevention, and preparedness.


Four core values inspire our work: Family, Integrity, Respect and Excellence. For more than 150 years, these values have strengthened our department and guided our service to this community. It is in the spirit of these values that we continue to serve and protect the people of Charlottesville — every hour, every day, every year.

Charlottesville Fire Department Hiring Process - Open Now

The Charlottesville Fire Department is currently hiring. The application period will close on Tuesday, September 20th, 2018  Check our Join CFD page for more info and updates on the hiring process.