The Christiana Fire Company is among the Busiest Combination Departments, responding to over 13,000 Fire and EMS incidents a year. We pride ourself on being a trend setter throughout our State and Nation. CFC's paid staff and volunteers strive to work seamlessly side by side for the betterment of the company as well as the people we serve. The Christiana Fire Company's Full Time Staff includes: 18 Career Firefighter/NREMTs that provide daily BLS staffing as well as fire staffing in the capacity or FF/Driver/Unit Officer 365 days a year, including a Career Captain and 3 Career Lieutenants who are shift commanders on each platoon rotation. Our Full Time FF/EMTs are voluntary members of the International Association of Firefighters (I.A.F.F) with Local 4417, The New Castle County Uniformed Firefighters, who are their collective bargaining union. We also have an Assistant Chief of Career Services, a full time Mechanic and a full time administrator on duty Monday through Friday.
The current Full Time Shifts are as follows:
ABCD Platoons are 0700-0700, 24 hrs on / 72 hrs off 365 days/year
Day shift is 0700-1900, 4 on/4 off 365 days/year
Admin/Logistics Staff, 0800-1600 M-F
Full Time positions are only open when posted on the website homepage.
The Christiana Fire Company also employs Part Time: NREMTs, FF/NREMTs, and BLS Drivers to provide daily BLS staffing and Fire staffing when necessary dependent upon training and qualifications.
The current Part Time Shifts are as follows:
0600-1800, 1800-0600, 1800-2400 365 days/year
0900-1900, 0900-2100 M-F
Part Time Applications are always accepted.