Certified Firefighter Trainee – El Paso, Texas

$29,018.87 – $44,711.11 Annually

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Candidate must have at least twenty-four (24) postsecondary semester credit hours in any field of study with a minimum of 2.0 GPA, Or at least two years of full time active military service with an honorable discharge and a High School Diploma or GED.

Licenses and Certificates: Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent issued by another state. Texas Class “B” Driver’s License Permit or equivalent issued by another state by time of entry into Academy. Must possess current Texas State Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification and Texas Department of State Health Services Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification at time of application. Certifications must be current and in good standing with no deficiency status. Licenses and Certificates must be maintained throughout the course of employment.

Special Requirements: Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age. Meet El Paso Fire Department pre-appointment standards including a rigid background investigation and a pre-offer medical examination and drug screening.

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