Thursday, November 17, 2011

MCFRS Employment Opportunity

Montgomery County Maryland Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Rescuer I (Recruit).  MCFRS Firefighter/Rescuers receive outstanding benefits, including 20-year retirement with no age limit, group health and life insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave. This recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list for an upcoming recruit class, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants must apply online by December 2, 2011.  Applicants who have tested with MCFRS before, or who are currently being considered for other classes, must apply again to be considered for this specific recruit class.

Employment Information: 
Starting salary for this position is $41,613. Additional compensation may be awarded to those who attain specialized skills during the course of employment.   

The Firefighter/Rescuer I (Recruit) position is an entry level position. Applicants must:

  • Be 17 ½ years of age to apply and 18 years of age at time of appointment
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license  

For important information regarding the recruitment process, critical dates and information, applicants should access the job posting at: and click on careers.  Additional information may be found on the MCFRS Recruiting Section website at

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