WFPD Employment Application

Updated September 9, 2020

    Click Employment Application here.

    Firefighters wanted in these positions advertised are not full-time positions.

      Applications can be obtained from the link above or at the Fire Administration Office at 9800 Dillard Road between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Should you have any questions regarding our positions, we ask that you e-mail: and someone from our Recruitment Staff, will contact you back in a timely manner.

WFPD Job Announcements

Shift Firefighter

  • 1. Fire Acadey Completion Or California State Fire Marshal Firefighter I Certificate.
  • 2. Attended and successfully completed an approved Firefighter Academy.
  • 3. California Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.
  • 4. Willing to work a minimum of one(1) twenty four(24) hour shift per week.
  • 5. Attend mandatory full Department monthly training.
  • 6. Have the ability to follow directions.
  • 7. Must be in Good health.
  • 8. Minimum of eighteen(18) years of age.
  • 9. Maintain a current CPAT card.
  • 10. Valid California Drivers License.

Assists in Suppression of fires, rescue and lifesaving operations; responds to emergency medical calls and renders first aid; handles fire streams and other fire service equipment in suppression of fires; performs daily maintenance of stations, quarters, apparatus and equipment; makes required equipment checks; assists in putting apparatus and equipment back in readiness for other emergencies; attends scheduled mandatory training drills; performs other duties as assigned.

The Wilton Fire Protection District will provide a per shift monetary stipend.

Firefighter Intern

  • 1. Ability to attend 24 hour shifts to obtain hands on training in fire and emergency medical service.
  • 2. Attend the monthly Training Drill.
  • 3. 18 years old.
  • 4. Must be in good health.
  • 5. Hold a current and valid California Drivers License.
  • 6. Must be open-minded and willing to learn.

Providing hands on experience for individuals that want to start training for a career in the fire service.


  • 1. Hold a current and valid Paramedic License.
  • 2. Must be currently employed as Paramedic.
  • 3. Must be in good health.
  • 4. Hold a current and valid California Drivers License.
  • 5. Must be open-minded and willing to learn.
  • 6. Work one 24-hour shift per week for 12 months.
  • 7. Act as an Engine Company Paramedic on emergency calls while on duty.

The Wilton Fire Protection District is seeking Licensed Paramedics to work one 24-hour shift per week and we will provide you training for a California State Firefighter 1 Certificate. The Wilton Fire Protection District will provide $100.00 stipend per 24-hour shift and provide a networking of firefighters for upcoming opportunities

Fire Captain

  • 1. Three years continuous fire suppression, emergency medical response, and fire prevention as a paid or volunteer firefighter with at least two years as a full time paid firefighter and two years of supervisory experience at the level of Engineer or higher (current District employees may apply if they meet this minimum requirement); OR
  • 2. Two years of continuous fire suppression, emergency medical response, and fire prevention as a paid or volunteer firefighter and currently employed by the District.
  • 3. CSFM Fire Officer Certification (within 1 year); OR
  • 4. Education Requirement for CSFM Company Officer (2014).
  • 5. Emergency Medical Technician certificate valid in the State of California.
  • 6. CSFM Firefighter I certification.
  • 7. CSFM Driver/Operator 1A & 1B (within 6 months).

A person assigned to Fire Captain Classification is trained in fire suppression and emergency medical care and is engaged in the prevention, control, and extinguishment of fires and response to emergency situations where life, property or the environment is at risk. Under the supervision of higher level supervisory and management staff, the Fire Captain operates and maintains fire apparatus and other fire agency equipment; responds to fire alarms and other emergency and non-emergency calls to protect life and property; provides basic life support and medical assistance; and conducts fire prevention inspection and public education programs. The Fire Captain supervises the District's Firefighters and Fire Engineers at assigned stations and works directly for and in cooperation with the Duty Chief.

Resident Firefighter

  • 1. Must reside within the boundaries of the Wilton Fire Protection District.
  • 2. Willing to be on call 24 hours a day.
  • 3. Good health.
  • 4. Willing to attend schaduled drills (there are 2 drills a month: one on Saturday morning, one on a Tuesday evening.)
  • 5. Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • 6. Valid California Drivers License.

Resident Firefighter Filing Date: Resident Firefighter applications will continue to be accepted on a year round basis.

Desired requirements for Resident Firefighters:
  • State of California, State Fire Marshal Office, Firefighter 1 or Academy completion
  • California Emergency Medical Technician-1 Basic.