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Become a Resident Firefighter


  • Students pursuing Fire Science Degree

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's licence with insurable driving record

  • Clean criminal background check

  • $250 refundable deposit​



  • Up to $1,500 in tuition and books per semester

  • Starting at $300 per month stipend (increases with certifications) 

  • Room and Board (no rent, utilities, or fees)

  • Hands on training

  • Real world experience 

  • Rotating shift schedule

  • State and National fire certifications 

  • Career assistance 

  • State and national certifications

  • Equipment and uniforms supplied

  • Career assistance

  • Lifelong friends

  • Gym

This program is for young adults seeking a career in the fire service. In a fast paced environment, resident firefighters spend 2 years living in one of our stations, working as a firefighter. Different than an internship, this program is hands on real experience. LCFA residents are fully certified firefighters, responding to emergencies everyday. Earning an associates degree, Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat Operations, Apparatus Driver-Operator and EMT-Basic, resident firefighters quickly become the ideal candidate to for any career organization. Take the steps to begin your career as a firefighter, apply now!

For more information, contact Resident Program Manager Josh Kourajian at or call 307-632-5400.

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