Firefighting is a dangerous job. It takes a certain kind of person to successfully battle blazes,
orchestrate rescues, and operate as an integrated part of an increasingly aggressive and
efficient fire department. The Elmira Heights Fire Department operates with a high level of
integrity and requires the same from each of its members.

Firefighters in the Elmira Heights Fire Department are held by the community they serve as
professionals operating in an industry that requires absolute precision to successfully preserve
live and property. Heights Firefighters are highly-skilled professionals and are required to
perpetuate the strong reputation of The Elmira Heights Fire Department.

The Elmira Heights community is proud of its firefighters. Do you have what it takes to be a
Heights Firefighter?
Requirements for membership:
  -Candidate must be of strong moral character
  -Candidate must be in good legal standing
  -Candidate must be at least 18 years of age*

Expectations of Heights Firefighters:
  -Firefighters are expected to remain up-to-date with training
  -Firefighters are expected to maintain a certain level of physical fitness
  -Firefighters are expected to maintain a certain level of activity within the department

  If you believe that you have what it takes to be an Elmira Heights Firefighter click here
to download our application or stop by headquarters and request an application.
  *Not 18 years old yet but still believe you have what it takes to be a heights firefighter?
Please click here to learn about our Jr. Fire Fighter Program.