Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Firefighter Requirements

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 a drug and tobacco free department.

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

To view the current available positions with The City of New Port Richey Fire Department CLICK HERE.