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Jobs & Employment

MDFR is not accepting applications at this time for the firefighter position. 

Annual Salary Range

Approximately $41,013 - $71,637 (subject to period change)

Requirements for Employment

  • Must be 18 years of age at time of application.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony nor of any misdemeanor directly related to the position of employment sought, nor have pled "nolo contendere" to any charge of a felony.
  • Must submit fingerprints to be processed by the FDLE and the FBI.
  • Must have a good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
  • Must be a non-user of tobacco or tobacco products for at least 1 year immediately preceding application, as evidenced by a sworn affidavit.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver's License and have maintained a good driving record.
  • Must be able to work variable shifts, including shifts that require 24 hours of consecutive duty.


  • Audio/Written Screening Test (AWST)
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
  • Medical Examination & Stress Test
  • Background Check
  • Psychological Evaluation


  • Preference will be given to qualifying U.S. military veterans.
  • Preference will be given to graduates of the Miami-Dade County Academy of Fire Rescue (MDCAFR) in accordance with Resolution R-480-07, and graduates of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Junior Cadet Program.
  • Preference may also be given to person’s who possess a current State of Florida Firefighter II certificate, State of Florida EMT certification or State of Florida Paramedic (EMT-P).


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Miami, FL 33178


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