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

Phone: (408) 794-7000

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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 who 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.

9-1-1 Dispatcher

The San José Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee (PSRDT). If you are interested in being notified when this position will open, please join the "Fire Department" News Flash email list.

Please visit our Fire Communications section for more information regarding our Dispatcher positions.

Firefighter Positions

The San José Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for the position of Fire Fighter Recruit. If you are interested in being notified when this position will open, please join the "Fire Department" News Flash email list.

The last Fire Fighter Recruitment application process closed on May 14, 2018.

Join Our News Flash Mailing List

If you are interested in being notified when future application or testing processes occur, or would like to be notified when future application or testing processes occur for Dispatcher positions within Fire Communications, please join the "Fire Department" News Flash email list.