Reno Fire hiring, seeks candidates from all corners of community

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- The Reno Fire Department (RFD) will be adding to its team and will test recruit firefighters from February 12 to 16, 2018.

In preparation, RFD helped interested candidates gain experience in the physical agility portion of the recruit test January 20 and 21.

RFD firefighters assisted the candidates through the six testing events. To bring in a diverse group of firefighters, RFD offers different training elements to prepare recruits, like training with a firefighter and EMT training.

"What we want to do is make sure everybody from every corner of our community knows about the test and is as prepared for the test as possible," said Dick Nachtsheim, RFD Division Chief.

The deadline to apply is January 26. For more information on RFD hiring, click here.