Employment Process for Firefighters

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the City of Sanford to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity. The City selects employees based on the applicant's qualifications for the job, and provides compensation and opportunities for training and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, family medical history or genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, disability (physical or mental), age, military service, or other non-merit based factors.


oyment Section

The Online Employment Application is designed to assist the fire department in evaluating your qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Please read the job opportunities position description carefully to be sure your background meets the requirements of the position. A resume may not be submitted for a complete application but may be included to supplement the application.

To ensure consideration of your application, it must be received in the City of Sanford Human Resources Department no later than 5 p.m. on the closing date.

Application Consideration

The City of Sanford only accepts employment applications when specific openings for positions are available. The Human Resources Department reviews each application with care and attention to identify the candidates whose qualifications match the position requirements. The candidates are then contacted to confirm attendance at the physical agility test.

The City of Sanford reserves the right to re-advertise positions or to delay or cancel the filling of a position.

If you need special assistance in the employment process, please let us know.
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