As one of the busiest locations in Charles County, our department spans across rural and suburban ares, serving over 67,752 citizens. Being a busy department means we're always looking for capable and dedicated new members!
-Educational Opportunities (Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute classes/training provided at no charge to you!)
-Obtainment of Emergency Rescue and Medical Skills
-Development of Tactical Skills
-Housing for Live-In Members
-Tax Deduction Benefits
-Friendship and Networking
Who Can Join?
We are looking for honest, honorable, hard-working, dedicated members who will assist the community in times of emergency/crisis. Applicants age 16 and over who meet these requirements will be accepted. No previous training is required; we will happily train you to be the best first responder possible. Applicants must pass a background check, as well as, be cleared via physical examination. Members joining the Fire side will also be required to take/pass a Firefighter 1 course provided free of charge, within 18 months of starting the department. Applications can be picked up at any of the three stations.
What If I Have Questions?
Recruitment questions can be answered via telephone or email.
Fire 3: (301) 645-3000
Station 12: (301) 705-6655
EMS 3: (301) 645-9292
When calling, ask to speak to an officer.
"Next to creating a life, the finest thing a man can do is save one."