Springville Fire Department

Located 30 miles North East of the City of Birmingham the Springville Fire Department provides primary Fire and Advanced Life Support services to the City of Springville. In addition we provide hazardous materials technical response for the Northern half of St. Clair County.

Springville Fire Department is comprised of a combination of paid and volunteer members with 10 full-time personnel, 3 part time personnel, and 10 volunteers. The department is headed by Chief Richard Harvey who has served the City as a firefighter since 1985 and as fire chief since 2001.

The Springville Fire Department operates from two fire stations. Station #1 is located at 200 Walker Drive and houses Engine Companies 551 and 553, Service Truck 571, a 2005 Ford F550 hazardous materials response unit with two 16' cargo trailers, and a Mobile Command Unit.

Station #2 is located at 1616 Mountain View Road and houses Engines 552 and Engine 554.

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Employment Notice


The City of Springville, Alabama is now accepting applications to fill one vacant Full-Time Paramedic /Firefighter  position.


To combat, extinguish and to do work in the prevention of fires; to respond to a variety of emergency calls to protect life and property; to participate in station equipment and apparatus maintenance; to drive apparatus when specifically assigned; and to do related work as required.


All personnel are required to be of at least (21) twenty-one years of age, have a high school graduation certificate or equivalent, currently possess a Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College or have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test within the previous 90 days.   In addition, all personnel are required to have a valid State of Alabama Drivers License.  Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed the requirements below, and are familiar with this department’s procedures, apparatus and community.  Applicants must possess the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Valid State of Alabama Drivers License
  • Firefighter I /II Certification or have successfully completed the CPAT within past 90 days.
  • EMT-Paramedic preferred, or currently enrolled in final semester of paramedic training program.



Responds to fire and emergency alarms with a company, lays and connects hose, hose nozzles and directs fog and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses chemical lines and extinguishers; removes persons from danger and administer aid to injured persons; performs general work in the upkeep of fire station buildings and grounds, and fire apparatus, auxiliary equipment and tools; performs fire prevention inspection duties as part of a company, making business, industrial and home inspections; responds to calls and performs rescue and first-aid work in non-fire emergencies where necessary to save life, prevent harm or preserve property; participates in a continuing program of training and instruction or an individual study of technical material and attendance at a minimum of twenty (20) hours scheduled drills and classes per month;  when specifically assigned and upon demonstration of competence, drives and maintains a variety of fire apparatus, assumes responsibility for the mechanical soundness of the equipment.  Perform public service duties, attend public and private functions as the Department deems necessary, advance personal and professional education, take pride in self and in the uniform worn and maintain a high moral professional standard.

Applications can be obtained online at www.springvillealabama.org or can be picked up at Springville Fire Station #1 located at 200 Walker Drive, Springville, AL 35146.

For those of you who have MS Word you can download the application by clicking here.


Completed applications are to be returned to:         Springville Fire & Rescue

                                                                        Attention Chief Richard Harvey

                                                                        P.O. Box 919

                                                                        Springville, AL 35146

Applications will be accepted until December 15th, or until position filled.

The City of Springville, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Car Seat Inspection & Installation

The Alabama Child Restraint Law of 2006 requires all children under the age of 15 be properly restrained in an automobile traveling of state roadways.

The following guidelines should be followed:

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Get Alarmed! | At No Cost!

Springville Fire Department Participates in the Get Alarmed St. Clair Program to insure that every home has working Smoke Detectors.  

New Building and Fire Codes require interconnected smoke detectors on each level of a home, inside each bedroom, and outside each sleeping area.  If your home is not equipped with smoke detectors, or you would

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