GFD by the Numbers

20,000

CALLS FOR SERVICE

271

EMPLOYEES

9

STATIONS

24

APPARATUS 

 

Pay and Benefits

Firefighter

Paramedic

  • $6,200 monthly during Fire Academy

  • $7,800 - $10,590 monthly after completion of Fire Academy

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance

  • Retire at age 57

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave​

Save lives and property as a member of our full-service department. 

Ambulance Operator

  • $14.65 - $17.19 Hourly
  • Real experience in a fire house
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible Benefit Plan Eligible

 A fast pass to becoming a firefighter, as you work, train, and live with Firefighter Paramedics.

Fire Communications Operator

  • $4,440 - $6,819 Monthly

  • Pension

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance 

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave​

  • Work an average of 42 hours per week

Play a vital role in saving lives one call at a time. 

"The attitude, drive, compassion and pure enjoyment to help and serve our community can be seen and felt from every individual that works for the Glendale Fire Department.  I consider myself to be one of the lucky few that found not only a career they love, but an incredible family they get to be a part of.” 

Sarah Craig, Firefighter Paramedic

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Glendale Fire Department - 421 Oak St - Glendale, CA 91204 - 818.548.4814