Firefighter I Base Salary $42,950.16 Minimum
Firefigher II $51,836.40 Minimum (based on 2904 hours annually)
Desired Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s Class B Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any State by date of hire.
Certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as a Basic Structural Firefighter.
Certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as a Driver/Pump Operator.
Certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Paramedic.
Must not have any felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories. Must be able to proficiently read and write the English language. Internal candidates must have successfully completed the new hire orientation period for Fire Fighter I with the City of Copperas Cove.
External candidates must have two (2) years of verifiable, paid, full-time firefighting experience within the last five years.
Must meet City of Copperas Cove’s response time requirements.
Must have Certification in NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 701 -706, & 800.