Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver's license (must obtain a valid Florida driver's license within 30-days of hire)

  • State of Florida Firefighter II certification

  • State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic certification

  • A passing score on an International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) endorsed Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). The CCFD is not offering the CPAT at this time.

    • Proof of passing score must be attached electronically within the application at the time of submission.

    • A letter or certificate is acceptable.

    • The CPAT must have been completed within one (1) year of the job posting date.

Out-of-State Firefighters. Please click HERE for an important message on Florida Firefighter Equivalency Requirements.

The Cape Coral Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for firefighters. The next job posting is expected to open in early April. To sign up to receive a notification when the job posting is open, visit governmentjobs.com and click on the green "Subscribe" button in the upper right-hand corner.

If you have questions or need more information, please call

(239) 242-3625 or email thart@capecoral.net.

Testing Process

  • Written test

  • Oral interviews

A calculation of these assessments will determine eligibility list for hire.

Hiring Process

Selected candidates will receive a conditional offer of employment, contingent upon the following:

  • Background check (includes fingerprinting)

  • Psychological assessment

  • Polygraph testing

  • Medical physical exam (includes drug screening)

  • Swim test

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MAILING ADDRESS:

PO Box 150027
Cape Coral, FL 33915

FIRE HEADQUARTERS/

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER ADDRESS:

1115 SE 9th Ave.
Cape Coral, FL 33990