The Abilene Fire Department is under the direction of the Fire Chief, appointed by the City Manager, and consists of 2 branches: Emergency ServicesSupport Services.

Now Hiring Firefighters

Now Hiring Firefighters

Accepting Applications for Entry-Level Firefighter Certified & Non-Certified

The Abilene Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety services to our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous material mitigation, fire prevention and public education. The Abilene Fire Department operates from 8 fire stations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Good moral character
  • Good driving record
  • Pass drug test, medical, & psychological exams

No Experience Required • Full-Time Shift Work • 11 Paid Holidays, 15 Paid Vacation Days & 15 Paid Sick Days Per Year • Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance Plans • Certification Pay • Education Pay • Longevity Pay

Apply Online At
abilenetx.gov/jobs

Application Deadline
November 10, 2019

Hiring Process

  • Written exam
    November 23rd
  • Physical Agility Test
    December 6th & 7th
  • Start Date
    April 2020

Starting Salary: $48,000

Paramedic Training Program 

The Abilene Fire Department Paramedic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

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