No previous firefighting experience is required.
Must have successfully graduated from a State approved fire training academy and completed the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic course.
Position requirements include passing periodic EMS and Fire testing throughout the probationary period.
License or Certificate:
Must possess or obtain a valid Class B Texas driver’s license as required by the Texas Department of Public Safety for the type of vehicle being operated.
Probationary firefighters must have a basic structural firefighter certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
Probationary firefighters must have an EMT-Basic certification and attain the EMT-Paramedic certification within two years of their hire date.
Self-monitoring of continuing education hours is required to ensure compliance with State certification and licensing requirements.