Employment

Now Accepting Applications for Entry-Level Firefighters through January 2, 2022  

The Abilene Fire Department is now accepting applications for entry-level firefighters

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

Benefits

  • No Experience Required
  • Full-Time Shift Work (48/96)
  • 12 Paid Holidays, 15 Paid Vacation Days & 15 Paid Sick Days Per Year
  • Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance Plans
  • Certification Pay
  • Education Pay
  • Longevity Pay

Starting Salary

$50,553.27 - $53.407.71

Application Process

Hiring Process

  • Written Exam: January 29, 2022
  • Physical Agility Test: February 12 or 19, 2022
  • Start Date: June 2022