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Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue is interested in recruiting qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter and Firefighters with Paramedic licenses. This website was designed to assist potential applicants with information regarding our recruitment and selection process.


Welcome and thank you very much for your interest in joining our talented team of professionals -

Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue!

Our organization has a storied history and tradition of excellence that helps define our strong core values and expectations of raising the bar for the future. We are exceptionally motivated and committed to providing the highest level of safety and service to the community, while being actively engaged and compassionate participants as well, driven by… Our Vision to be a leader in providing Fire Protection, Rescue, Emergency Services, and Community Risk Reduction!

This year alone will include our new Fire Station #1 being officially unveiled, extraordinary enhancements and additions to our apparatus fleet and infrastructure being realized, our new ambulance transportation program being implemented, and all of this capped off with a first ever back-to-back recruitment adding to our newest 14 Firefighters! To that end… We are now actively seeking to recruit the highest caliber of individuals who are prepared, passionate and unwavering in their personal mission to join the Costa Mesa Fire Family!

Again, thank you for your interest! The future of our organization is extremely bright and getting brighter!

The Time is NOW!

Daniel A. Stefano
Fire Chief


  To apply for the Summer 2018 recruitment, click here.

Contact Us:
Hotline: (714) 754-4966