Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management is the right place to work as a Firefighter/Medic or Medic.

About Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania County's 407 square miles contain a mix of beautiful rural landscape alongside an energetic, growing suburban community. Spotsylvania is one of Virginia's fastest-growing counties, largely because of its desirable location along Interstate 95, midway between metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia. The 2014 population figures indicate an estimated County population of 129,188.


As a highly respected organization, we offer a wide array of services to our citizens, including:

  • Emergency medical services
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Fire inspection
  • Fire investigation
  • Fire suppression
  • Public education
  • Superior fire training to our employees

A Volunteer / Career Organization

Our department is a combination volunteer/career organization with 11 fire/rescue stations and 218 full-time career employees. With a continuously growing population, our department offers applicants many opportunities now, as well as into the future. Specifically, we offer a meaningful career, competitive salary and benefits, and career-long learning and promotional opportunities. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Recruitment Information

For information on upcoming Fire and Rescue recruitments, please visit our jobs section. For questions not covered on our website, contact the Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management.