Firefighters participate in the Longview Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund. Firefighters contribute 15% with a city match 19%. Minimum retirement age is 55 with a maximum benefit of 60-75% of top 5 year average pay. Firefighters do not pay into Social Security.
Medical, dental, and life insurance is offered.
Firefighters are issued uniforms and structural firefighting gear. An allowance of $400 per year is available for replacement uniforms.
Tuition and Certification Reimbursement
The City of Longview offers 100% reimbursement ofapproved college tuition and required fees (excluding books) to employees involved in occupation related courses on a degree plan.