Fire Recruitment


Fire Civil Service

FIREFIGHTER/EMT – City of Weirton, West Virginia

The City of Weirton Fire Civil Service Commission will be conducting a Probationary Firefighter Exam.

The deadline to submit an application along with Doctor’s Physical Examination is December 8, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.  

The Physical Agility Exam will be given on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Thomas Phillips Johnson Recreation Center at Bethany College. Registration begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.; Physical Agility Exam begins at 9:00 a.m.

The Written Exam will be given on Saturday, December 18, 2021.  Registration begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. at the Millsop Community Center’s Weirton Room; Written Exam begins at 9:00 a.m.

Minimum starting salary is $17.69 per hour, including health, and other supplemental benefits which are available in detail at the City Clerk’s Office.  The Fire Civil Service Commission will award preference points to veterans and/or candidates with prior fire experience within the Weirton Fire Department Volunteer Division and meets the requirements of the Firemen’s Civil Service Commission Code. 

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35. Residency requirements do not apply. More detailed information and exceptions can be found under W.Va. Code §8-15-17.

Candidates must apply at the City Clerk’s office starting Monday, November 8, 2021, Weirton Municipal Building, 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton, WV 26062, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding any holidays).  Once the application is completed and the Physical examination is obtained by the doctor, the applicant must bring it to the City Clerk’s Office by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on December 8, 2021.  Call the City Clerk's office at 304-797-8500 x1045 with any questions.

 City of Weirton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


2021 Probationary Firefighter Application Packet