Message from our Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby

Fire Chief Daryl OsbyThank you for your interest in joining this noble and rewarding profession as a member of our firefighting ranks. Los Angeles County firefighters enjoy an internationally renowned reputation for being the best. Each day in communities across Los Angeles County, they provide a lifesaving service. When not responding to emergencies, our firefighters serve and support their communities in other helpful ways. I have served as a member of our Department for over 30 years.  Now as Fire Chief, I am proud to lead such a dedicated team of emergency responders and business professionals. Join our team!


Recruitment Information Seminars

Learn what it takes to become a part of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. This is a free seminar open to those interested in becoming a firefighter (age 17 and up).

  • Learn how to start preparing now.
  • Learn about the duties and detailed responsibilities for the firefighter position.
  • Network with other candidates.
  • Learn what to expect in the Fire Academy.



Recruitment Information Seminar
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Inglewood Public Library
101 West Manchester Boulevard
Inglewood, CA  90301



Recruitment Information Seminar
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Rowland Heights Community Center
18150 Pathfinder Road
Rowland Heights, CA  91748

Contact the Recruitment Unit

(310) 419-2115 /

Fill our our interest card to network with the Recruitment Unit.

Download “Your Path to Becoming a Firefighter” (pdf) for a complete overview of the steps you should be taking now to become a firefighter with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Note: Revised August 23, 2018. Please refer back to this page to be sure that you have the most current version of this guide. Updates with critical information are made on a regular basis.