• 18+ years old

  • High School Diploma/GED/ CHSPE Certificate

  • Class C Driver's License 

Step 1: Apply Online

Step 1: Apply Online

You're at the right place!

Designed to assess reading and writing skills.

Step 2: Written Exam

Step 2: Written Exam

Interview with a panel of industry leaders.

Step 3: Interview Panel

Step 3: Interview Panel

Fill out a Personal History Statement.

Step 4: Background Check

Step 4: Background Check

This will verify your Personal History Statement.

Step 5: Polygraph

One-on-one interview with the Chief.

Step 6: Interview with the Chief

Step 8: Interview with the Chief

A written and sit-down interview with a psychologist.

Step 7: Psychological Exam

A quick medical examination.

Step 8: Medical Exam

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“The men and women of the Glendale Fire Department are committed to the highest level of service to our citizens and our community. As firefighters and paramedics, the work done is much more than a job. It's a way of life and we are all proud of our high standards and our commitment to excellence in service. We will always strive to hire, retain and promote the very best and most qualified individuals.“

- Fire Chief Silvio Lanzas

Become a Fire Communications Operator!

After passing the previous steps, you will be promoted to Fire Communications Officer and will then be required to complete probationary period.