Career/Reserve Firefighter Information


Midway Fire District is a very progressive Fire District situated in south Santa Rosa County on the peninsula just minutes from Pensacola Beach.  The District provides Fire Suppression, ALS First Response, and a Hazardous Materials / Special Operations team to a community of 30,000.


Midway Fire District is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. Regular full-time shift employees work two (2) consecutive 24 hour on-duty shifts followed by a 96 hour off-duty shift; average of 56 hours per week. This position pays $11.00 per hour and offers health/dental coverage for employee and employee dependents, retirement plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation/sick leave.

Applications can be picked up at 1322 College Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 or can be downloaded HERE. All applications and copies of certifications must be received at 1322 College Parkway Gulf Breeze FL 32563 no later than Friday March 30, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

All applicants must be at least 18 y/o, must have a valid Florida driver’s license, must have a high school diploma or GED and must hold a current Florida Firefighter certification and a valid Florida EMT certification. Applicants, in good standing, as a current student in a Florida Firefighter/EMT training facility will be considered and, if selected, will be offered the position of Firefighter Trainee with a deadline of May 31, 2018 to submit copies of a valid Florida Firefighter and Florida EMT certification; Firefighter Trainee pay is reduced by 10%.

Midway Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V.  Midway Fire District is a tobacco and drug free workplace. Certain service-members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service-members and veterans receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.



Reserve Firefighter Information

Reserves for Midway must donate a minimum of 24 hours a month to the District. You must  be Florida certified Firefighter 1  and attend at least two training sessions a month. As a Reserve firefighter, during your initial training, you will be learning skills that will allow you to increase your level of participation at fire scenes, rescue operations, fire prevention, and many more critical services the District provides. Contact Administration for further details and requirements.