April 3, 2023

Virginia Beach Fire Academy #11 Graduation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 3, 2023) The Virginia Beach Fire Department is pleased to announce that it will host the graduation ceremony for Virginia Beach Fire Academy Recruit Class #11, Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at the Harry E. Diezel Fire Training Center, Bennett Hall, 927 S. Birdneck Road at 11:00 a.m.

  • This Certified Academy was seven weeks long*.
  • Five "Certified" graduates will be assigned their duty station following graduation.
  • The graduation ceremony will be streamed live on Facebook.

For more information on becoming a Virginia Beach firefighter visit https://fire.virginiabeach.gov/.


* Certified candidates are former firefighters who are required to complete all stages of the hiring process but would only have to attend a mini academy instead of the full six-month recruit academy.

NOTE: WE'RE HIRING: Applications for Firefighter Recruit & Certified Firefighter are currently being accepted through May 2, 2023.

FMI: https://fire.virginiabeach.gov/careers/career-opportunities

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