Posted: 12/05/2022


If you dreamed about becoming a Firefighter as a child, make your vision a reality by volunteering today.

Become a Volunteer Firefighter

Alamogordo Fire Department is actively recruiting professionals who want to be part of a growing and progressive department committed to providing quality customer service. Volunteer Firefighters respond to calls for service in their communities such as fires, natural disasters, and public service assistance calls. Train alongside the career Alamogordo Firefighters. Volunteer Firefighters also participate in community events and promote the prevention of fires and other emergencies. Becoming a Volunteer Firefighter is a challenging, exciting, and rewarding way to better yourself as a person and serve your community. There are unlimited opportunities for training and advancement, and the benefits of saving lives and making your community a better place are worth every minute and every ounce of effort.

 For more information please see the Fire Departments page on the City website at:


Interested in becoming an Alamogordo Volunteer Firefighter? 

  • You must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.  Will be required to obtain a Class E Drivers License prior to operating any department vehicle. 
  • You must attend two training sessions per month. Training is held Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, and every other Saturday from 8:00 am -5:00 pm.
  • You must have the desire to help others, better your community, and work with a strong team as a contributing member.

Benefits of becoming an Alamogordo Volunteer Firefighter:

  • The satisfaction that comes with knowing you are an important part of keeping your community safe.
  • Cultivating new skills that can help in all facets of your life and prepare you for a possible new career.
  • Working as a team and building lasting relationships and friendships.
  • A sense of belonging.
  • Getting your hands dirty and being in the middle of the excitement.
  • Free hands-on training.



The Volunteer Fire Fighter is skilled work, with an emphasis on combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; answering emergency calls; maintaining and operating of specialized fire department equipment; maintenance of facilities; and educating the general public on fire prevention.


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