Firefighter and EMT Recruitment

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Redefine the Ladder of Success

Winchester EMT/Firefighters perform challenging and rewarding work preventing, combating, and extinguishing fire, as well as providing emergency medical services to the community. This work involves duties of protecting life and property through the performance of EMS and firefighting activities.

As an employee of the Winchester Fire & Rescue Department, you can expect many opportunities for growth within the first five years of on-boarding. The WFRD provides and aggressively supports numerous career and training opportunities.

Click here to learn more about the Winchester Fire & Rescue Department.

Career Positions

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Do you have what it takes to be a City of Winchester Firefighter/EMT? Click here to learn more.

2020-01 Recruit Graduation

Watch the July graduation ceremony for our three new recruits and five new paramedics. Welcome to the team!


Becoming a volunteer firefighter, EMT or administrator with one of our four volunteer stations provides you with an opportunity to get acquainted with fire and gain valuable training and experience.

To learn more on how to get involved, please visit one of our four fire stations or the Volunteers web page and begin to make a difference for you and the community. 


James OrndorffJames "J.D." Orndorff
Assistant Chief
(540) 662-2298






Lt. Adam Still
Training/Health & Safety
(540) 662-2298