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Now Hiring: Danbury Fire Department Looking For More Members

The Danbury Fire Department knocks down a blaze downtown.
The Danbury Fire Department knocks down a blaze downtown. Photo Credit: File

DANBURY, Conn. – The City of Danbury Fire Department is looking to add to the ranks.

The department is seeking individuals for the position of entry level firefighter.

“We are excited to announce the opportunity for dedicated and service-driven applicants to join the Danbury Fire Department. All of our firefighters contribute significantly to the quality of life here in the city. I encourage all those with a commitment to community and an interest in being part of that mission to apply, and I look forward to working with these individuals as they begin their rewarding careers with our department,” Fire Chief TJ Wiedl said.

The mission of the Danbury Fire Department is to “Protect the life, property, and environment of all citizens in the most efficient and safe manner possible,” the department said.

This mission is accomplished through emergency management, training, and education. Upon being hired, these individuals will participate in all aspects of the fire service including public education, emergency medical response, fire suppression, rescue, and many other emergencies.

The position of Firefighter for the City of Danbury is one of extraordinary difficulty and responsibility. Danbury Firefighters are responsible for fire suppression functions in protecting life, property and the environment.

In order to be considered for the position, applicants will be asked to take written, oral, psychological, and physical examinations.

A list of applicant requirements can be found on . The application closes on Nov. 6. Applications are also now open on .

An informational session will be held Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Registration is required. Anyone interested in applying should contact Human Resources by Monday, Oct. 23, at or at 203-797- 4598.

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