The City of Round Rock is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter.
Requirements to be a firefighter include:
Minimum Preliminary Requirements by Hire Date:
(a) A person may not take an entrance examination for a beginning position in
the department unless the person is at least 19 years of age.
(b) A person may not be certified as eligible for a beginning position in a fire department if the person is 36 years of age or older.
(c) Applicant must have successfully completed a structural firefighter training course by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and be eligible to attain basic structural firefighter certification through the Commission; certified EMT-B through Texas Department of Health.
(d) Each fire fighter must be able to read, write and speak English.
(e) Each fire fighter must have graduated from an accredited high school or obtained a GED.
(f) Each fire fighter must hold a valid Texas drivers license
(g) Applicant must not have any convictions of DWI within the last five (5) years. Application Disqualifiers.
NOTE: Applicants who have served in any branch of the military may be eligible to receive five (5) extra points. A copy of the applicant’s DD-214 showing an honorable discharge must be submitted with the application. Points will not be awarded if proper documentation is not provided with the application.
The City of Round Rock recognizes that everyone is concerned about financial protection – both now and for the future. Recognizing that employees are the essential factor in the operation of an organization, the City wants to help provide you and your family with a measure of security through the benefit program. See Human Resources for details.
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