Become a Volunteer

Become a Coralville Firefighter
The Coralville Fire Department is continuously seeking dedicated men and women to serve as volunteer firefighters.

Application Dates
Applications are accepted throughout the year and one Fire Academy traditionally starts in the spring each year.

No Cost
There is no cost to apply and no cost for Fire Academy classes. 

How to Apply
To apply to be a member of the next recruit class, complete an employment applicationFor more information about recruitment, please contact Assistant Chief Nic Pruter at 319.248.1845. 

2019 Fire Dept candidates

  1. Requirements
  2. Benefits
  3. Certification & Training
  4. Classes


Volunteer firefighters for the City of Coralville must:
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be of good moral character
  • Be substance-abuse free
  • Have a valid Iowa driver's license
  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English language
  • Pass a physical examination and drug screen
  • Successfully complete an oral interview
  • Pass a physical agility assessment
  • Be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
For more information on the selection process for volunteer firefighters, contact the Fire Department at 319.248.1835.