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Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage
Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage


Firefighter Recruit Academy:

The Berkeley Fire Academy consists of rigorous classroom and manipulative training. Topics in the academy include but are not limited to:



Hazardous Materials

Wildland Firefighting


Confined Space Operations

Auto Extrication

Live Fire Training

Rope Rescue

Berkeley Geography

The Academy lasts between twelve to sixteen weeks.


Recruitment Quick Links

Application Process 

 Testing Process

 Department Selection Process

 How To Prepare

 Career Overview


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Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage, 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-3473
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903