Must be at least 18 years of age by the end of the Open Enrollment (Application) period.
It is not mandatory to possess an EMT license to apply for employment with Albuquerque Fire Rescue. Applicants who do possess a current State or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license at the Basic level or higher may be given hiring preference.
Candidates hired without an EMT license will attend an additional 6-week, expedited EMT-Basic course immediately following the 18-week cadet academy.
Must possess a valid driver’s license (out-of-state applicants must obtain a New Mexico driver’s license within 30 days of being hired).
Possession of, or have the ability to obtain a valid Class E New Mexico driver’s license by graduation from the academy.
Must be a High School Graduate or equivalent
Must be a United States Citizen or Legal Resident.
Males under the age of 25 must be registered for Selective Service.