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Fire Fighter / EMT

Firefighter / EMT


POSTED: June 26, 2017

POSTING CLOSE DATE: September 30, 2017

BASE COMPENSATION: $46.847.55 annually (based on a 53 hour week at an hourly rate of $16.09)

Travis County ESD No. 2/Pflugerville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. Please review the job summary, qualifications, and instructions before applying for this position. Only applicants meeting the required qualifications listed below need apply. If interested, please submit all required documents by deadline in person or by mail. Incomplete applications or those received after the deadline will not be considered for this recruitment effort.

The population of the area served by the District is almost 100,000 citizens. The District serves about 100 square miles from four fire stations and currently has more than 100 firefighters.


Current District Benefits:  Subject to change without notice

- Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

- Employee Medical health plan, premium 100% employer paid

- Medical Flexible Spending Account / Health Savings Account

- Employee Dental plan, 100% employer paid

- Long term disability and basic life insurance, premium 100% employer paid

- Voluntary Vision Plan

- Voluntary supplemental dependent life insurance

- Vacation, sick leave, and twelve holiday



-18 years of age

- Eligible for employment in the U.S.

- Valid (not expired) Texas driver’s license

- High school Diploma or GED certificate

- Valid basic firefighter certification from Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

- Valid EMT-B, or higher, certification from either the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry



- Valid Licensed or EMT-P certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services

- Valid ACLS Instructor, PALS Instructor Certification

- Trauma Course Instructor (PHTLS, ITLS, or equivalent)

- A college degree



- Meet physical requirements as detailed in NFPA 1592

- Participate in department sponsored physical training to maintain adequate physical condition to perform job




- If you meet the qualifications, submit the following by the application deadline in person or by mail. If submitting by mail, send to: Pflugerville Fire Department, Attention: Human Resources, 203 East Pecan, Pflugerville, TX 78660.  Please include the following:

1. Completed and Signed District Application

2. Required certifications (must hold current valid certification(s)).  Basic Firefighter & EMT-B certification.  Follow the instructions below.

        Firefighter Certification:
        Go to:  FIDO Gateway:   http://www.tcfp.texas.gov/home/FIDO_gateway.asp
        Select Individual Login (iFIDO)
        Enter PIN, Password, and identify the picture and click on Submit

EMT-B Certificate from the Texas Department of Health Services.  To order a certificate, click  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/formsresources.shtm for Forms and Resources. Under EMS Certification/Licensure forms, go to Supplemental Forms,  select Wallet Card Replacement. You can request a copy of a wallet card, wall certificate, or both.  If you have questions please call 512-834-6700 for assistance.

3. Resume

4. Copy of Valid Texas Driver's License. Click here for information to renew your license

5. Driving Record Check (Type 3A). Click here to order your driving record online.

6. Educational qualifications:

          High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate
          Copy of College Degree or transcript(s), if applicable



V.                  HIRING PROCESS

After contingent job offer:

- pass pre-employment checks:

- driving record and background check

- NFPA 1582 physical exam

- drug test

- reference check

Applicant’s criminal history and driving record will be reviewed and may or may not disqualify a candidate for future consideration depending on job relatedness, date of the incident, and severity. It is recommended to include a detailed explanation of entries on a criminal history or driving record



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