Not Accepting Applications for Entry-Level Firefighters at This Time

The Abilene Fire Department is not currently accepting applications for entry-level firefighters


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 (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
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Start Date