Full-Time Firefighters

After nearly 16 years of part-time firefighters working with our volunteer firefighters, we began by hiring 8 full-time firefighters in April, 2013 and now have 67 full-time firefighters, Apparatus Operators, Captains, and Shift Commanders.  They are staffing with part-time and volunteer firefighters at 8 fire stations during the day and 7 fire stations in the evening each day of the week.

When are you Hiring next?

At this time we are not hiring any full-time firefighters and the next date is unknown.  Please check back here, Social Media, and the Jobs section of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection website for our next job posting.

What’s the Process?

Once the job posting occurs you must fill out the online application and follow the rest of the instructions provided in the section below.

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Full-time Firefighters

We have a very competitive salary and benefits package that separate us from other departments in our region.  Our goal is to hire the best candidates based on their desire to fulfill our minimum requirements.

The culture within our department is different than most, so if you demand only the best from yourself personally, and professionally, and expect it from others, then we definitely want you to become part of our team.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:
  • 19 years old by deadline of job posting
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic certification Structural Fire Suppression from Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Emergency Medical Technician certification from Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Valid Texas driver’s license
Testing Components:
  1. Written Exam (See formal job posting for study material)
  2. Physical Ability Test (Watch Video)
  3. Oral interview

* Each component must be successfully completed to move on to the next component.  Minimum score of 70 must be obtained on written exam

Annual Full-time Compensation:
  • Entry Level – $50,020
  • Firefighter 1 – $52,020
  • Firefighter 2 – $54,101
  • Firefighter 3 – $56,265
Benefits:
  • Fully paid employee Health, Dental and Vision premiums
  • Partial payment family Health, Dental and Vision premiums
  • Paid sick and personal time off
  • Retirement with 2:1 match up to 7% employee contribution, 14% department
Schedule:
  • 3 shift rotation.  48 hours straight on duty, 96 hours off duty
Advancement Opportunities:
  • Apparatus Operator
  • Captain

Are you ready for a fulfilling Career?

Be part of a forward-thinking department whose mission is to serve, and experience some exciting opportunities along the way
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