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All applicants must possess one of the following;

A valid Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification and TDSHS EMT-Basic or NREMT-B certification.

Other minimum standards are as follows:

  1. At least 18 years of age.
     
  2. Possess a valid Texas driver’s license.
     
  3. Have no more than 3 moving traffic violations within any 12 month period during the last 3 years.
     
  4. No night vision restrictions that cannot be corrected with standard glasses or contact lenses.
     
  5. Minimum vision of 20/200 in both eyes, correctable to 20/40.
     
  6. Have no eye condition that restricts peripheral vision.
     
  7. No D.U.I. or D.W.I. convictions within the last three years as of date of application
     
  8. Weight/height must be proportionate.
     
  9. Free of any physical or mental condition that would interfere with the essential functions of a firefighter/paramedic.
     
  10. Able to pass a medical/physical examination and drug screening.
     
  11. Not have been convicted of
  • Any felony offense
  • Any Class A misdemeanor or equivalent
  • Any Class B misdemeanor within the previous 12 months
  • Any offense involving Family Violence as defined by the Texas Penal Code.
  • Any Class C misdemeanor (except minor traffic violations) within six months


Last updated: 10/6/2017 2:39:14 PM