Join our team!

Now hiring for Full-Time Positions

Starting Salary for Firefighter/EMT $37,302 | Firefighter/Paramedic $42732


  • 24-Hour Shifts
  • Annual Step Increases
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance (80/20 Split)
  • VRS Retirement with Hazardous Duty Supplement
  • Paid Outside Training, Conference Attendance & Continuing Education Opportunities
  • 14 Paid Holidays in addition to Vacation & Sick Leave


Download an application here

The application period is open until August 4, 2023, at 5 pm. Written and Physical Agility testing will be conducted on August 11th & 12th.

Completed applications may be submitted in person at the Chilhowie Town Hall or by mail to:
Chilhowie Fire & EMS
PO Box 5012
Chilhowie, VA 24319
Questions? Give us a call at (276)646-3131 or email us at [email protected]