THE APPLICATION PERIOD for hiring Firefighter/Paramedic,
and/or Firefighter EMT-B candidates IS NOW CLOSED.
Applicant must be certified as a Paramedic, Firefighter/Paramedic, or Firefighter/EMT-B at the time of written exam and obtain Texas Department of State Health Services Paramedic Certification by date of offer and, in the case of Firefighter/EMT-B Candidates, acceptance and signature of a pre-employment agreement to obtain Paramedic certification through the Texas Department of State Health Services at a time that is convenient for the City and/or for the purposes of improving operational services. The location and duration of the paramedic shall be stipulated at the convenience of the City. Candidate must complete and pass any and all entrance exam requirements to continue employment.
Dates for testing are below. Candidates will need to attend at least one practice CPAT, written test and CPAT final. You can contact us for more details and/or to request a CPAT waiver (only valid if you can provide proof of recently completing the CPAT).
Important Dates for Firefighter/Paramedic Candidates
Oct. 29, 2018 Application Period Ends
Sep. 22, 2018 CPAT Orientation #1, 8am-5pm
Oct. 6, 2018 CPAT Orientation #2, 8am-5pm
Oct. 13, 2018 CPAT Timed Practice #1, 8am-5pm
Nov. 3, 2018 Written Test – Group 1
Nov. 3, 2018 CPAT Timed Practice#2, 8am-5pm
Nov. 4, 2018 CPAT Timed Practice#3, 8am-5pm
Nov. 17, 2018 Written Test – Group 2
Nov. 17, 2018 CPAT Final
Jan. 2019 Hire Date/Academy Starts