Recruitment and Hiring

Firefighter Prerequisites
    We are currently accepting for applications Firefighter/Paramedic.
    Our minimum requirements are:
    1: 21 years of age by closing date High School  Diploma or GED   
    2: Candidates must also meet one of the following requirements:  
    • Texas Commission Fire Protection Basic Structure Fire Certification with Texas Department of State Health Services EMT Certification by closing date  

    • National Registry Paramedic Certification or Texas Department of State Health Services Paramedic Certification 
"Candidates who have not yet gone through a paramedic certification program must meet the eligibility requirements to be admitted into such program"

    3: Valid Class B driver's license or ability to obtain within six months of hire 
    4: Acceptable driving record
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Required Qualities
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Compassion, even when stressed
  • Effective communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Motivation to serve
  • Problem solving skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tolerance
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