Fire Employment

Required qualifications for employment as a firefighter are as follows:

  • 15 college credit hours from a regionally accredited college, with C average or better
  • Minimum age of 19 by closing date of 8/5/16
  • TCFP Basic Structural Fire Certification
  • DSHS Certified as an EMT or Paramedic
  • IFSAC Fire and National Registry EMS certifications will be recognized
  • Copies of all certifications must be submitted with application or by closing date to Human Resource Department
  • Must pass a written exam, physical ability test, medical physical, psychological exam, polygraph, criminal history, back-ground check 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.