The El Paso Fire Department is currently looking to fill the position of Firefighter Trainee.

If you are interested in applying for the Firefighter Trainee position, applications are currently being accepted by the El Paso Fire Department.

Qualifying candidates will have to go through a 6-month training with pay earning $12.65 per hour. Candidates who successfully complete the course will be promoted to Firefighter earning $40,268.87 annually. The deadline to apply is on March 15, 2019, at 11:59 PM MDT. To apply click HERE.

Application requirements include:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 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 military service with an honorable discharge
  • Texas Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent from another state

During the hiring process, applicants will be required to pass a written examination, background check, physical fitness testing, interview, and further testing if applicable.

For more information, visit join.elpasofire.org or elpasotexas.gov/human-resources.