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: 
Training Section Chief George Glenn or call 903-237-1209