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The Application Process has met 300 applications and has closed.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Firefighter / Paramedic with the Annapolis Fire Department. Becoming a Firefighter / paramedic can be extremely competitive. The recruitment team of the Annapolis Fire Department will help guide you through this process.

The starting salary for an entry level Firefighter is $41,775.63. The salary after completion of Fire Academy is:

  • FF/EMT-B $44,015.42
  • FF/EMT-P $48,278.20

Steps in becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic

  1. Application - 300 accepted on October 21, 2016 starting at 9 a.m.
  2. Written Exam - 4 testing times, 100 candidate capacity per exam
  3. Physical Agility Test - To be announced soon
  4. Background investigation
  5. Interview

Once these steps are successfully completed, candidates are placed on a list for a minimum of 1 year.