Volunteer Firefighters

We have about 40 active volunteer firefighters in our department.  The demand on their time to fulfill the requirements to be an active volunteer firefighter are substantial, and only those with the determination to be successful achieve their certification and move on to be a cadet.  The next one could be you!


When you volunteer with Spring Fire Department, you get the training and guidance you need to keep the community and yourself safe.

We’re looking for courage, intelligence, a cool head under pressure, and most of all, a desire to make Spring, Texas a better, safer, place for everyone.

Applicant Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED (if still in school, grades must be kept above 75%)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Completed Physical – click here to download the physical form email it to HR@springfd.org
  • Attendance of at least 1 Information session
Recruit Academy Prerequisites:

No Information at  this time.

Recruit Academy:
  • Knowledge Portion:
    • 8 weeks at your own pace with mandatory minimums to be met
    • Weekly classes on Tuesday evenings to review course material
  • Skills Portion:
    • 12 weeks of skill work
    • Tuesday evenings and Saturdays
  •  Attain State Firefighter’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA) Firefighter 1 certification by passing written exams

Benefits of volunteering

When you volunteer with Spring Fire Department, you become part of something bigger than yourself.

Become part of a team that becomes your family and gives you opportunities most never receive including serving the citizens of our great community.

  • Comprehensive training resulting in a Firefighter 1 certification from the State Firefighter’s and Fire Marshals’ Association
  • Incentive allowance per shift volunteered
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement for some Fire and EMS related certifications
  • Eligibility to receive lifetime retirement pay after age 55 with over 10 years of qualified service through the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System
  • Department provided on-duty and off-duty life insurance; accident insurance; disability benefits
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friends and become part of the fire service brotherhood/sisterhood
  • An excellent path to a full-time or part-time career position in the fire service

are you ready to volunteer?

We are not currently accepting applications for volunteers please check back periodically.