• October 24, 2021
 El Paso FD hiring Certified Firefighter Trainees

Courtesy EPFD

El Paso FD hiring Certified Firefighter Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Certified Firefighter Trainees.

Applicants are required to have 24 post-secondary semester credit hours in any field of study with a minimum of 2.0 GPA, or at least two years of full-time, active military service with an honorable discharge and a High School diploma or GED.

Applicants must also possess current Texas State Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification (TCFP-Basic FF) and Texas Department of State Health Services Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification (DSHS-EMT-B) at the time of application.

The application window will remain open until May 29, 2016, but applicants are encouraged to apply immediately at http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elpaso as the position may close when a pre-set number of qualified applications have been received.

Selected candidates will go through a paid, eight-week Training Academy, earning $13.95 an hour. Upon completion of the Training Academy, trainees will be promoted to Firefighter, starting at $37,957.27 annually.


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