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San José Fire Department

1661 Senter Road
San José, CA 95112

Phone: (408) 794-6959
Welcome to the Recruitment Office

The San José Fire Department is an advanced, diverse, and progressive fire department situated in the Capital of Silicon Valley.

The San José Fire Department's (SJFD) core mission is to serve the community by protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention and response. The department protects approximately 200 square miles of terrain that includes residential, commercial, high-rise, and wildland interface areas.

Our goal is to maintain San José's heritage of excellence by recruiting candidates that reflect the rich makeup of our diverse population. We appreciate your interest and have provided information which will guide you through the steps required to become a member of our elite firefighting team.

Apply Now - Senior Public Safety Dispatcher

The San Jose Fire Department is currently recruiting to fill up to three Senior Public Safety Dispatcher positions.  The minimum requirements for Senior Public Safety Disaptcher include three three years experience as Public Safety Radio Dispatcher with the City of San José or three years of equivalent level experience as a Dispatcher with another public safety agency. 

This position is open until filled however those that apply before September 5, 2014 will receive first consideration. To apply, click here or visit

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If you are interested being notified when future application or testing processes occur, please click here to join the SJFD Recruitment News Flash email list.

View the SJFD Recruitment Flyer.