Become a Firefighter

The men and women who work for the Modesto Fire Department have dedicated their lives to a career that helps others. Professionalism, a "can do" attitude, and sensitivity to community needs are all part of being a successful firefighter in our community.
  1. Education

    Fire Science Certificate and Degree Options

  2. Firefighter Training Center (FCTC)

    FCTC is the 1-stop testing and hiring resource for firefighter candidates and Fire Departments.

  3. Job Descriptions

    Browse the job descriptions for current open positions in the city.