Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Chesterfield County Fire and EMS offers an enticing competitive compensation packet.


The starting salary is $51,006. Additional compensation opportunities include:

  • Intermediate Advanced Life Support (ALS) providers: $5,000
  • Paramedic ALS providers: $7,000

Career Development opportunities include:

  • Firefighter Specialist
  • Specialty Teams:
    • Advanced Life Support (ALS)
    • Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
    • Scuba
    • Technical Rescue Team (TRT)


View the Chesterfield County Employee Benefits Summary. Other benefits include:

  • Educational Leave for Formal Education and Training
  • Health and Wellness Program:
    • Comprehensive Annual Health Assessment
    • Immunizations and Infectious Disease Prevention
    • Physical Fitness Training Equipment in every Station
  • Line of Duty Injury, Disability or Death Benefits
  • Tuition Assistance:
    • Brad McNeer Scholarship Program
    • County Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Virginia Retirement System Public Safety Supplemental Retirement (Hazardous Positions)

Chesterfield Fire and EMS Health and Wellness Mission Statement

Chesterfield Fire and EMS’ health and wellness initiatives serve to provide our members with the knowledge, support and opportunities to improve their physical health, wellness and fitness in order to enhance job performance as well as promote a healthy and prosperous life style.