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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 - Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee

Entry level candidates and those with experience are encouraged to apply as a Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee. We have an intensive training program for both the entry-level and experienced dispatcher.   

The primary responsibility of a Fire PSRD is to answer and process emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch calls for service via radio.  For more information, visit the Fire Communications section of our website.

The application period closes November 25, 2014.  To apply, follow the link to the "Public Safety Radio Dispatcher-Trainee (San Jose Fire Department)" Application and Job Announcement.

Join the SJFD Recruitment News Flash Mailing List

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.