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At Valley Fire we’re looking for the best-of-the-best. Do you have what it takes to serve your community with honor and integrity in a challenging, growth-oriented environment? If you do, then we want you to work here. Our call volume has nearly doubled over the last decade and it’s only going up. We need individuals that are committed to serving our community with the utmost care, and integrity with a constant pursuit of personal growth. 

Competitive salaries,
lucrative benefits

Spokane Valley Fire provides competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance options, short and long term disability, vacation and holidays, and a 401(k) plan.

All qualified applicants are considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, age, religion or other protected status.

Personal & Career Growth Opportunites

Whether you are looking to work on the line or in a support role, Spokane Valley Fire offers career growth opportunities through planned, progressive, and lifelong processes to help you master your trade. The Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Professional Development Guide follows the components of Training, Academic Education, Relevant Experience, and Continuing Education.

Work on a Committed Team

Here at SVFD, we only hire people who are committed to excellence. Working on a team with like-minded individuals while serving the community with a common goal offers our employees job satisfaction not commonly found elsewhere. If you are a self-sacrificing team-oriented individual who loves learning new skills and taking on new challenges, then Spokane Valley Fire is the place for you.

Open Positions

Open positions at SVFD will be posted here. For basic information on becoming a SVFD Firefighter, click here.   

The department expects to open recruitment for firefighters again in 2025. This site will be updated as new information is available.

Careers at SVFD



  • Community Risk Reduction Specialist
  • Fire Prevention Specialist
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Fire Inspector
  • Assistant Fire Marshal
  • Division Chief of Prevention (Deputy Fire Marshal)
  • Deputy Chief of Prevention

Support Services

  • Facilites Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanic
  • Utility / Courier
  • Fleet Operations Supervisor
  •  Division Chief of Support Services
  • Division Chief of EMS
  • Deputy Chief of Support Services 

Information Systems

  • Information Systems Analyst 
  • Information Systems Data Analyst
  • Information Systems Specialist
  • Information Systems Director

Human Resources

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resources Director

Community Affairs

  • Multi-Media Specialist
  • Media Manager
  • Community Affairs Director

Other Positions

  • Chaplain
  • Civil Service Examiner
  • Fire Chief

If you need more information about careers at Spokane Valley Fire, call 509-928-1700

The Spokane Valley Fire Department

 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will not base decisions on race, color, sexual orientation, age, nation of origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability or other protected status. We encourage people of color and women to apply.

The employment process for all open positions is governed by the Civil Service process, unless otherwise noted.  Questions? Please contact Civil Service at 509-892-4140.

Spokane Valley Fire Department