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Enter the Community CloseUP website photo contest!

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The Arbor - May 2021.

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 Enroll in UPPD’s Citizens’ Police Academy.

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Resumption of "close-contact" City services.

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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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April 2021 UPdate.

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Wednesday, May 12 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Wednesday, May 19 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Wednesday, May 26 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021- Planning & Zoning Meeting

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Required qualifications for employment as a firefighter are as follows:
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum age of 19 by job posting closing date 
  • TCFP Basic Structural Fire Certification
  • TDSHS 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
  • Successfully complete all pre-employment screenings which will include: review of candidate's driving record and criminal history, physical ability test, medical physical, psychological exam, polygraph, background check and drug test 

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

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.
COMPENSATION
  • Firefighter/EMT $66,241 - $80,501 per year
  • Paramedic certification pay of additional $2,100 up to $4,800 per year
  • $35 MICU shift assignment pay
  • $100 per month Fire Inspector certification pay
  • Education and advanced fire certification pay  
  • Retirement Benefits with Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 7% employee contribution and 2:1 City match

Please visit the Human Resources Department to apply.