If you are interested in a career with Alachua County Fire Rescue there are many opportunities available within the department. Alachua County Fire Rescue is proud to provide our community both Emergency Medical Services and Fire Suppression Services.

The community offers a wide range of diverse communities from rural agricultural, urban centers and small towns. The community is a leader in conservation, with large tacks of public accessible recreational areas. The largest city in Alachua County is the City of Gainesville, home of the University of Florida. Shands Teaching Hospital, North Florida Regional Medical Center and the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center are all located within Alachua County.

There are two primary entry level positions common for new hires interested in Alachua County Fire Rescue. Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/PM and Rescue Lieutenant. Both positions are filled on an as needed basis. Interested individuals should follow the links in the "Quick Link" section to see a full description of the positions. A "Interest card" link is also included to allow interested individuals to receive an automated email when a vacancy is created.

Finally, there is a link included in the "Quick Link" which gives an overview of the testing processes most commonly utilized for the positions.

If you are looking for a position within a growing department, in a fun dynamic community, please take the time to explore and find out what we have to offer.

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