• March 1, 2021

Tags : EPFD

EPFD Hiring Public Safety Communicator Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department is accepting applications for Public Safety Communicator Trainees until December 6, 2018. Public Safety Communicators process emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and dispatch, monitor, and coordinate activities of emergency personnel (police, fire and medical) using a multi-channel radio system and a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system. Candidates must have a high […]Read More

EPFD Donates Rescue Unit to Small Town in Chihuahua

On Tuesday, Mayor Dee Margo and the City Council, authorized the El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) to donate a Rescue Unit to the town of Janos, in Chihuahua, Mexico. Via their Facebook page, EPFD officials say the donated rescue unit is a 21-year-old vehicle that was no longer in service in El Paso, but can still […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Firefighter Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department will be accepting applications for Firefighter Trainee starting on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Via a news release, EPFD officials shared, “We are actively seeking qualified candidates who are committed to providing the highest level of service to the El Paso community.” The application deadline is August 9, 2018 at 11:59 […]Read More

EPFD Fleet Among the Best in the Nation, Only Fire

The National Association of Fleet Administrators Institute recognized the City of El Paso’s Fire Department Fleet Maintenance division as one of 2018’s 100 Best Fleets in the Americas. “I applaud the Fire Department for receiving another well-deserved recognition,” said City Manager Tommy Gonzalez.  “The Department’s continued efforts to enhance operations and provide the best services […]Read More

EPFD Reminds Residents about Free Smoke Alarm Program

According to the National Fire Protection Association, three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms. Properly working smoke alarms can provide people with early warnings that can mean a difference between life and death when evacuating from a fire. The El Paso Fire Department Fire Prevention Division […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Receives Key National Paramedic Accreditation

On Friday, the El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) announced they recently received notification from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on its decision to award accreditation to the department’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program. “Being accredited from CAAHEP is another way of enhancing our practices and processes in an effort […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Certified Firefighter Trainees

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 […]Read More

EPFD, Health Department Announce Free Flu Vaccine Program to Continue

Due to the overwhelming success of the program, the El Paso Fire Department is proud to announce it will continue the Vaccinations for Health program for another year. Vaccinations for Health is a successful part of the Medicaid Waiver Program. The program provides free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, […]Read More

EPFD Receives International Accreditation

On Friday, El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez announced that the El Paso Fire Department once again received its international accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). “International accreditation is one of the most meaningful forms of controls for our department because it provides a clear and transparent assurance to the community of […]Read More