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The City of Waynesboro Fire Department has great pride in serving its citizens. The department and it’s staff perform and offer a broad range of services to the community and invite you to contact us if you have questions or if we can assist you in any way.
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Regional Firefighter Testing

Please note the following important information for individuals interested in the Regional Firefighter Testing for the Counties of Rockingham, Augusta and Rockbridge and the Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro. Testing will be offered on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. Certificates will be valid for one year from the testing date.

Registration Process

Information and online registration is available on the City of Harrisonburg Employment Website - visit and click on Employment.

Online registration must be completed no later than 5:00pm EST on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. A check or money order for $25.00 must be received at the City of Harrisonburg Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 16, 2024. This is a non-refundable registration fee to cover the cost of providing the physical ability testing. Please note the following: (1) Checks/money orders must be made payable to the City of Harrisonburg; (2) starter checks will not be accepted; (3) check fields must be completed in full, to include the test-taker's name printed in the Memo line, if different from the account holder; (4) an additional fee of $35.00 will be assessed on any returned checks.

The City of Harrisonburg Human Resources Department is acting as the central registration point for all the participating localities. Registrations post marked after the deadline or received late will not be accepted. EOE.

WFD 2020 Year In Review

If you are looking for an exciting, challenging yet rewarding career within a dynamic, progressive department, take a look at our Year In Review.  If you are interested, contact WFD today!