Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. Use our tips on staying cool, or go to a cooling center. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21

Working & jobs

Become a firefighter

The Philadelphia Fire Department recruits new firefighters every two years.

When the department is not actively recruiting, they hold events to explain the process of becoming a firefighter, and what the fire department does on a day-to-day basis.

For more information, see:


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