Fire Employment

Required qualifications for employment as a firefighter are as follows:

  • 15 college credit hours with C average or better from a regionally accredited college
  • Minimum age of 19 
  • No felony arrests or DWI / DUID convictions within the last 5 years
  • Acceptable driving record
  • No hearing impairments
  • Minimum vision 20/40 correctable to 20/20, must not be color blind
  • TCFP Certified or Certifiable Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic (or) 
  • Currently attending a TCFP Certified Basic Firefighter recruit academy to include EMT training and be within 90 days of completion
  • IFSAC Fire and National Registry EMS certifications will be recognized but must be transferred to (Texas) TCFP and/or TDSHS certifications prior to date of hire
  • Copies of all certification must be submitted with application or by closing date to Human Resource Dept.
  • Must pass a written exam, physical ability test, medical physical, psychological exam, polygraph, and drug test


Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity associated with assigned duties. Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, crawl, lift, and transport victims of accidents and fires. May be exposed to extreme temperatures, electrical hazards, communicable diseases, and hazardous environments while engaged in fire fighting, delivery of emergency medical services or other rescue activities.


$57,720 - $73,668 per year, plus excellent benefits package, advanced Fire/Paramedic certification and education pay.

Please visit the Human Resources Department to apply.