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UPDATE MARCH 26, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). In addition, the Governor has urged Virginians 65+ to self-quarantine. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

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Dear Prospective Applicants,

Thank you for your interest in the Williamsburg Fire Department. The community relies on people like you who have the passion to aid them in their time of need. The fire service is a physically demanding, mentally challenging and time consuming career. At the same time, it is a very rewarding job. Needless to say, the fire service is not for everyone. The Williamsburg Fire Department can offer challenging, yet exciting opportunities to individuals who are highly motivated, dependable, compassionate and professional. As a department, we take pride in delivering outstanding and quality customer service to the citizens and visitors of the City of Williamsburg and the surrounding counties.

Please take time to browse around our website and learn as much as you can about the department. Making a commitment to serve as a career firefighter is a serious decision, and I ask that you take the time to obtain as much information as you can and find out what is involved in becoming a member of the Williamsburg Fire Department.

If you have any questions about the department and/or the hiring process, please contact us at (757) 220-6220 or email at fire-recruiting@williamsburgva.gov. I look forward to hearing from you! 

Sincerely,

David R. Eagle
Fire Chief