Become a Non-Certified Firefighter Trainee

From the Houston Fire Department:

The Houston Fire Department is Hiring Non-Certified Firefighter Trainees!

The Houston Fire Department announces an upcoming civil service exam for non-certified firefighter trainees. Interested individuals do not need a firefighter or an emergency medical technician certification to apply.

The training is divided into several components and is approximately 38 weeks in length.

Minimum Requirements are:

  • Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age when applying and less than thirty-six (36) years of age before receiving the oath of office
  • Applicants must have sixty (60) transferable college credit hours with a grade of “C” or better
  • OR at least (2) years of full-time active military service with an honorable discharge as stipulated on a DD214 Member

If you meet the minimum requirements, visit to apply for the Non-Certified Firefighter Trainee Position.

The Civil Service Exam is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 9 a.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010. The position posting will close on February 12, 2013.

For additional questions, citizens may contact the HFD Recruiting Office Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4p.m. at 832.394.6600.

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