Civil Service Exam February 8th, 2018

The Galveston Fire Department is hiring and the Civil Service entrance exam is going to be held on February 8th, 2018 at 9am at the Galveston Island Convention Center in the Galleon Room! Here's the information you need to know to answer the call to serve your community today:

The Details:
  • Make sure that you meet the minimum requirements before registering:
  • Requirements to become a firefighter are as follows:

    • Must be 19 years of age and not have reached 36th birthday prior to employment.
    • Must possess a Basic Structural Fire Protection certification issued by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
    • Must possess a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
    • Must Posses a high school diploma or GED
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must posses a valid Texas driver's license
    • Must be in good physical condition
    • Must have NO felony convictions 
  • Registration is available online using the form below.
  • Keep the following things in mind for the exam
    • The exam will be held February 8th, 2018 at 9 a.m. at the Galveston Island Convention Center in the Galleon Room.
    • Registered participants will need to arrive between 8am and 9am to sign in. You will need to bring a copy of your photo ID and be prepared to give your social security number. 
    • Candidates can plan for the test to take up to three hours.
    • Those candidates who pass the test will be required to take a physical agility test. Please bring appropriate attire.
    • If you have questions or would like a study guide for the exam please contact our Human Resources Department at 409.797.3650 and they can assist you.
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  • After passing the exam and physical agility testing you will need to:
    • Complete Application forms and provide necessary documentation.
    • Participate in Interview Board Process
    • Participate in Interview with Fire Chief
    • Possess all applicable certifications and licenses required.
    • Accept conditional job offer
    • Successfully complete pre-employment physical and drug testing