Fire Cadet Program

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Battalion Chief Tom Propst
541 W. Chevy Chase Dr.|
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 550-5621


The Glendale Fire Department is providing a Cadet Program that can give you some of the valuable training that will assist you in reaching your goal!

Minimum Requirements

  • Age 19 or older
  • Completion of EMT-1 course within the first year of employment
  • High School graduation or GED
  • Concurrent college attendance
  • Valid Class C driver's license
  • Ability to complete one 24-hour ride-along per month
  • Ability to attend the bi-monthly Fire Cadet meetings
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per month

Selection Process

  • Written test
  • Polygraph test
  • Medical exam
  • Chief’s oral interview
  • Physical agility test
  • Oral interview similar to that of a Firefighter
  • Successful completion of background investigation
  • Individual must be a viable candidate for regular employment
  • Application available from the Human Resources link below

For More Information Download Fire Cadet Flyer.

Visit the City of Glendale website for job opportunities and applications.


For questions that are not on the Cadet page you can contact us at (818) 548-4050

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