The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department is currently looking for new members to join our ranks as volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians. The SHVFD offers free training, live-in opportunities, career advancement opportunities, retirement program (LOSAP), gross income tax deductions (MD residents only), free personal protective equipment and much more!
Located less than a mile from the Nations Capital (Washington D.C.) and minutes away from Joint Base Andrews (Andrews Air Force Base) and National Harbor, SHVFD Company 29 is located in the heart of PGFD’s Third Battalion, running an average of 18,000 calls for service a year, manning two engines, a 100′ aerial ladder and basic life support (BLS) ambulance. The SHVFD boasts one of the largest first due areas in Prince George’s County, to include major roadways (I-495, I-95, Suitland Parkway) along with residential and commercial properties, schools, shopping malls, high rises, and four METRO stations.
Do you currently hold a Firefighter and/or EMT certification and would like a change of scenery? We would like to hear from you as well. Experienced applicants who currently have Maryland or Pro Board Firefighter I/II, Maryland and/or National Registry EMT, Emergency Vehicle Operator, Pump Operator, Aerial Apparatus Operator, etc. are encouraged to apply. All new applicants must be sixteen (16) years of age or older; must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check; and be able to complete a comprehensive medical physical.
Starting on Monday, October 15, 2018, SHVFD’s new Recruiter will be in the station weekly, Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm. If you’re interested in learning more information about becoming a member with the Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department or would like to stop by and meet with our Recruiter, please contact Brian Clements directly at 240-682-3192.