Recruitment and Hiring

Firefighter Prerequisites

    We are currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic.
    Our minimum requirements are:
    • Candidates must be 21 years of age at the time of the written test

    • Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED
       
    • Candidates must possess a valid Class B driver's license or have the ability to obtain within six months of hire
       
    • Candidates must possess an acceptable driving record (see online application)
Candidates must also meet one of the following requirements (certifications must be attached to the online application for consideration):
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structure Fire Certification and Texas Department of State Health Services EMT Certification
        OR
  • Texas Commission  on Fire Protection Basic Structure Fire Certification and Texas Department of State Health Services Paramedic Certification
       OR
  • National Registry Paramedic Certification or Texas Department of State Health Services Paramedic Certification(Candidates with National Registry Paramedic Certification must obtain Texas Department of State Health Services Paramedic Certification prior to final job offer)
Note: Candidates who have not yet gone through a paramedic certification program must have taken the appropriate college entrance exam, with acceptable scores, in order to be admitted to paramedic school as a condition of employment.

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Required Qualities


  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Compassion, even when stressed
  • Effective communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Motivation to serve
  • Problem solving skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tolerance
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