Emergency? Call 911. Non-Emergency? Call 801-743-7200

Minimum Hiring Requirements

Minimum Hiring Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by hire date.

Applicants must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid driver’s license by the time of employment and should have a good driving record.

EMT Certification – Individuals applying for Firefighter positions will NOT be required to be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). If interested, applicants are encouraged to contact the State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services at (801)273-6666 to obtain this certification

Medical Requirements

Potential public safety employees will be given medical examination prior to being hired, in accordance with UFA Policy and Procedure – New Hire Requirements. This may include but is not limited to Full-Time Firefighters, Part-Time EMS, Wildland Firefighters and Bomb/Arson investigators. The standard that is followed for the medical examination is that of NFPA 1582.

Potential candidates will also be required to pass a pre-employment drug test conducted by a UFA contracted medical services provider.