Serve and protect your community today! Volunteer as a firefighter with the Shelton Fire Department!

The City of Shelton is a 100% volunteer fire department in which responds to over 1,400 fire and rescue emergencies per year. The men and women who protect and keep this community safe are compromised of individuals who dedicate their free time on a daily basis. Services contributed by these volunteer firefighters and volunteers across the United States save taxpayers $36.8 billion per year! In addition, of the 1,078,300 firefighters who serve their communities, 784,700 or 73% are volunteer!

Please take the time and consider joining the Shelton Fire Department. There is a job for everyone including: entry level firefighter, driver/operator, on-scene support, station help, administrative support, fire police and auxiliary. No experience is required to join. We train all new members and provide everything needed for the job. All that is required is your dedication.

If you have ever had a thought about being a firefighter or would like to get additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us or stop by one of our fire stations.


  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • Live in the city of Shelton or within 10 miles of the city of Shelton
  • Pass a medical exam and drug screening
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Be of good moral character