The LAFD is one of the best firefighting agencies in the world and has long set a standard of excellence for training and performance. The LAFD is a full-spectrum life safety agency protecting approximately 4 million people who live, work and play in America’s second largest City.
The LAFD’s 3,239 uniformed personnel protect life, property and the environment through their direct involvement in fire prevention, firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, public education, and community service.
A City of Los Angeles Firefighter has many rewards, financially and personally. The City of Los Angeles offers an exceptional benefits package. This includes the following:
Family and domestic partner health and dental coverage. Recruits would receive full dental, health, vision, and pension plan.
Excellent career opportunities:
The Los Angeles Fire Department is not just firefighters. There are opportunities in Fire Inspection, Fireboats duty in the harbor, Paramedic bike patrol, Search and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, and much more! The higher you go the better the pay!
Excellent working environment:
The Los Angeles City Fire Department is committed to diversity in the workplace. We’re a diverse group that welcomes all races and ethnic groups. As part of our recruitment efforts, we’ve been targeting all ethnic groups to be part of the family.
The Los Angeles Fire Department has a people friendly family that helps the community, helps each other and helps people in general. We know that we’re an integral part of your community, your neighborhood and your City. We’re not just saving people, but helping them also.