Fire Employment

Required qualifications for employment as a firefighter are as follows:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  College hours preferred.
  • Be between 20 and 35 years of age at the time of application closing date and not have reached 36 years of age on date of hire. 
  • 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.
  • Must be TDSHS EMT or Paramedic certified. Paramedic preferred but not required for entry level position.
  • Must currently posses TCFP Basic Structural Firefighter certification.
  • Must pass a written exam, physical ability test, physical exam, psychological exam, drug test, and a polygraph.
Please visit the Human Resources Department to apply.