Goochland County Fire-Rescue Accepting Applications

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The Goochland County Fire-Rescue Department will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMS Provider. Goochland County Fire-Rescue is an all hazard, full service, combination fire-rescue department. We currently operate out of 6 stations that are strategically positioned within the +/- 280 square miles of the county and serve a population of 22,500. Goochland County is located just west of Richmond, Virginia and is home to several Fortune 500 and nationally known companies.

This will be an aggressive hiring process that will be used to immediately fill several existing vacancies. The proposed testing/hiring schedule consist of:

 Written and Physical Agility Test February 21, 2017(A link to our Physical Abilities Test can be found on our web site at)

 Interviews the week of February 28, 2017

The written test consists of a series of multiple choice questions that are taken from the Firefighter I and II curriculum as well as the Commonwealth of Virginia EMT-B curriculum. Additional phases consist of physical agility testing and a panel interview.  Applicants must currently possess certification as FFI & II, EMT-B, Haz Mat 1stResponder Ops, and EVOC III as defined by the Commonwealth of Virginia or be able to obtain reciprocity. Applicants may apply at age 20 but must have reached their 21stbirthday in order to be appointed.  Requires a valid VA Driver’s License and good driving record, a background investigation, medical evaluation, and pre-employment drug screen.


Job Title: Firefighter/EMS Provider
Opening Date/Time:   Thu. 01/19/17 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:   Wed. 02/15/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $40,917.00 – $46,846.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, Virginia
Department: Fire Rescue