The El Paso Fire Department will be accepting applications for approximately two weeks for Certified Firefighter Trainee starting Friday, January 12, 2018.
Selected candidates will go through a paid, eight-week Training Academy, earning $13.95 an hour. Upon completion of the academy, trainees will be promoted to Firefighter, starting at $40,268.87 annually.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Applicants are required to have:
- Twenty-four (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 military service with an honorable discharge and a high school diploma or GED.
- At minimum a Texas State Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Certification (TCFP-Basic FF) and Texas Department of State Health Services Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification (DSHS-EMT-B) at the time of application.
For more information, please visit www.epfire.org.