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Employment Opportunities
Firefighter RequirementsPhysical agility test
To become a New Port Richey firefighter (full time or part time), an applicant must be a Florida State certified firefighter. View the 
State Fire Marshal's Office Bureau of Fire Standards and Training requirements to become a certified firefighter.

Preference is given to firefighter/paramedics.

Application & Accompanying Information
Applicants need to complete the employment application and mail the application and necessary items to:
City of New Port Richey Human Resources
5919 Main St.
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Copies of the following items need to accompany your application: 
  • Certificate of Compliance
  • EMT and/or Paramedic License
  • CPR and/or ACLS Cards
  • EVOC Training
  • NIMS Certifications
  • Current driver's license

Application Process
All qualified applicants are subject to a background and driver license check. The application process consists of the following steps: 
  • Written examination 
  • Physical agility test
  • Interview

The New Port Richey Fire Department is drug and tobacco free department. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling (727) 853-1026.