The following are the minimum requirements required to take the entrance examination:
Applicant must be at least 19 years of age and less than 37 years of age by the date of hire.
Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED at the time of examination.
An applicant is eligible to take the entrance examination if the applicant has completed a paramedic training program through an accredited training facility. The applicant must possess certification through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic or as a Texas Department of State Health Services certified Emergency medical Technician Paramedic at the time of appointment.
Applicant must be a United States Citizen.
Applicant must have not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
Applicant must successfully meet Baytown standards for all supplemental questions relating to criminal history.