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‚ÄčRecruitment and Retention Program

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Make a difference. No matter your talent or background, we have a job for you. Become a fire department member today!

SURVEY FOR THE PA FIRE SERVICE: Take our PA Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Program Survey

About the Program 

There have been significant changes in fire and emergency services regarding staffing, funding, response types, health and wellness of responders, training, and industry requirements.

Title 35 was amended requiring the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to assist with statewide recruitment and retention efforts.

The mission of the Recruitment and Retention program is to assist the fire service in accessing various services in the Commonwealth and provide technical assistance to local fire organizations and local governments.

Please select the links below for more detailed information. Not finding what you are looking for? Please contact the Recruitment and Retention program staff via email or phone at 717-651-2207.