Join Us

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Recruiting is one of our top priorities and we are always accepting volunteer applications. No prior experience is required and we have instructors on staff to provide training.

Our skilled staff is comprised of full-time, part-time, and volunteer members. Hiring for full and part-time positions will open as positions become available. Our full-time application process is currently OPEN.

Employment applications may be submitted at any time and are valid for six (6) months after submission. See the links at the bottom of this page for downloadable forms. 

Who Can Join?

Anyone age 18 years of age and up.

Under 18, but still want to help out? Contact us to see if our Ride Along Program is right for you!

Membership Types

Full Membership: For those who are or are interested in becoming FIRE & EMS certified.
EMS Only Membership: For those who are only EMS certified.

Get Started Today!

Volunteer Interest Form

The skills you will learn as a volunteer firefighter are invaluable! Volunteering is one of the best ways to make a difference personally, while having a positive impact on the lives of those in your community. Training and equipment provided.

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Where do you currenlty reside?*
Do you have Fire & EMS Training?*
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We are currently hiring!

Interest in becoming a career member with the Town of Chilhowie Fire & EMS?

Download the forms to the right to get started today!

The Town of Chilhowie Fire & EMS  Department offers an attractive salary package, comprehensive benefits such as Virginia Retirement System (VRS), paid vacation and sick leave, and opportunities for continuing education both on and off duty. Our departments operate according to state-of-the-art treatment protocols and utilize advanced apparatus and cutting-edge equipment technologies.

Completed applications may be submitted in-person to the Chilhowie Town Hall or via mail.