What does it take to be a part of the City of Wichita's Fire Department?
It takes strength, courage, common sense, problem-solving skills and the willingness to want to help others. Do YOU have what it takes?
The Wichita Fire Department wants capable men and women who are interested in a career in fire fighting. As a Fire Fighter, you will perform technical and professional services for the citizens of Wichita. In emergencies such as a fire, flood, tornado, explosion or car and home accidents, Fire Fighters meet their most severe test. They must have the ability and dedication to educate children, residents, and business people to be aware of the need for fire prevention and protection.
The Wichita Fire Department does more than put out fires. We save lives.
Become a Fire Recruit
This work involves training under close supervision for the protection of life and property by fire fighting and rescue activities. A major portion of time is spend training and studying methods, techniques, and organization, as well as routine duties in the maintenance of department property and equipment. Specific orders and direction are given by supervising officer.
Fire Recruit job description