The Alva Fire Control District is Seeking Firefighter Applicants

The Alva Fire Control District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter/EMT. The individual should demonstrate good moral character and judgement, be able to handle high pressure situations and display effective problem solving and leadership skills. The Alva Fire Department continually strives to provide a caring, courteous and a highly competent Fire and Rescue Emergency Service. We service over 39 square miles of predominantly rural development, approximately 3,200 residents and encompass numerous miles of the Caloosahatchee River. Experience preferred. The Alva Fire Control District has a tobacco and drug free workplace environment.

Minimum Application Requirements:

  1. Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certification
  2. Valid Florida Motor Vehicle License & Good Driving Record
  3. Clean Criminal History
  4. Current State of Florida EMT Certification
  5. AHA CRP/BLS Provider

Required Documents:

You must present a copy of the following documents with the application:

  1. Florida State Firefighter Certificate
  2. Current Florida Motor Vehicle License
  3. Current State of Florida EMT Certificate
  4. AHA CPR/BLS Provider

To Apply:

Please forward a current resume and application to Chief Kuhn at or drop-off your resume to Station 121, 2660 Styles Rd., Alva, Florida 33920 between the hours of 9 AM – 4 PM. Applications can be picked up and delivered to Station 121.

The process consists of an application, written test and oral interview. Any applicant offered a conditional offer must be able to pass a physical exam, background check and a drug test. For any questions contact the Alva Fire Department at 239-728-2223

Applications will be accepted until 4 PM on April 22nd.