The next Civil Service exam is scheduled for Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd., in Ballroom A.
Requirements to become a firefighter are as follows:
Must be 19 years of age and not have reached their 36th birthday prior to employment.
Must possess a Basic Structural Fire Protection certification issued by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Must possess, at minimum, a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) for initial employment. If hired, the probationary Firefighter will be required, at their expense, to obtain a (TDSHS) AEMT, TCFP Fire Inspector, and a TCFP Driver Operator-Pumper within the first year of probation.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must possess 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.
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