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San José Fire Department
1661 Senter Road
San José, CA 95112

Phone: 408-794-7000


Current Job Opportunities with San José Fire Department

The San José Fire Department (SJFD) is an advanced, diverse and progressive fire department situated in the capital of Silicon Valley. Our goal is to maintain San José's heritage of excellence by recruiting candidates who reflect the rich makeup of our diverse population. Learn more about us.

9-1-1 Dispatcher

SJFD is not currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee. If you want to be notified about future openings, please join the Fire Department News eNotification list.


The San José Fire Department is currently accepting applications for associate engineers to serve in its Bureau of Fire Prevention. Envision yourself working on truly unique, high-rise projects, including reviewing specifications, providing technical advice on fire codes and regulations and analyzing and evaluating proposals. Candidates with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in a professional engineering discipline and three years of applicable experience are encouraged to apply. To view the job announcement or apply online, click here.

On March 7, 2020 we hosted a Women's Boot Camp designed to introduce women to a rewarding career in the fire service.

Firefighter Positions

Starting summer 2020, we will begin accepting applications for the position of firefighter recruit.

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