Hiring Process

There are three main phases candidates must complete to become a Firefighter:­

The selection process is vigorous and extensive; however, the reward is a career with one of the best organizations in the state of Texas.

Minimum Requirements


The following section contains general requirements for employment that must be met prior to employment:

Application Requirements for Fire Apprentice
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of test date
  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have government issued drivers license
Application Requirements for Firefighter (in addition to the above)
  • Must have Structural Firefighter Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Must have Paramedic Certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
For more information contact: 

Assistant Chief Steve Green or call 903-237-1210