Joining Our Team!

At Wilderness Fire Department we are always looking for motivated individuals to join our team!

What better way to serve our community? 


  • Are you service-oriented?

  • Do you have a high work ethic?

  • Do you enjoy camaraderie, or seek friendships like no other?


Look no further!

There's no experience/certification requirements to be a volunteer member with us; we will provide you with all necessary training and equipment required! 


Potential applicants do, however, need to be at least 16 years of age, and be willing to undergo a criminal background checks and drug testing as required by our agency's bylaws.

We currently have combination paid & volunteer openings for the position of Firefighter-EMT and Firefighter-Paramedic, as well as volunteer positions for both Fire and EMS personnel.

Membership Application 

1. Download our computer-fillable PDF application below.

You can also retrieve one in person.

2. Submit completed application (along with your resume if you have one) via one of the following:

· Email:

· Mail:

Wilderness Vol. Fire Dept. 

119 E. Mt. Lookout Rd. Mt. Lookout, WV 26678

-Fax: (304) 872-7124

· Submit in person:

Drill Night is every Monday at 7pm, at Station 6, located at 119 East Mt. Lookout Road, Mt. Lookout, WV.

*Please note that you do NOT have to reside in our response area or even Nicholas County to be part of our team. We have members from across the state and beyond!

We look forward to hearing from you!