18 years of age (applicants to student resident program can be 17 with parental permission)
High school graduate or equivalent
Have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by City of Moscow/ Moscow Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD)
Pass a driver’s check and criminal background check
Full-time (12+ credits) at local College or University.
Successfully complete a MVFD physical abilities test
Satisfactory completion of a physical examination
Applications for Resident Firefighter are taken at all times and kept on file for one year. Typically, Resident Firefighter selection process occurs March and April for the upcoming fall semester, but may also occur in December for the following Spring semester as openings dictate.
The process for application to the Resident program includes:
Satisfactorily complete a physical examination (paid for by the applicant)
The Physical Abilities Test
The MVFD requires all applicants to successfully complete a physical abilities test that is designed to assure proper physical conditioning for the performance of firefighting duties. The test is composed of six stations, including: