The Kauai Fire Department does not recruit
or announce any job openings. This is handled by the County of Kauai Department
of Human Resources. Please
follow this link to their site for more information.
Citizenship and Residence: You must be a citizen,
permanent resident alien, or national of the United States, however, if you are
a non-citizen with unlimited employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration
& Naturalization Service, you may also apply. All persons seeking employment
with the government of the State or in the service of any county shall also
become residents of the State within thirty (30) days after beginning their
employment and as a condition of eligibility for continued employment. You must
provide evidence verifying your citizenship or alien registration status and
employment authorization in the United States at the time of
- A combination of training and experience substantially equivalent to
graduation from high school.
- Two years of general work experience.
- Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license (type 3).
- Applicant must be able to meet the health and physical condition standards
of the position. Candidates should prepare themselves by remaining physically
The examination consists of two phases:
- the written test
- the physical agility test
Applicants must qualify on both parts of the examination to have their
names placed on the eligibility list. The written and agility test will be
administered on the island of Kauai only.