Employment at Northwest VFD


Northwest VFD is a combination paid/volunteer department responsible for fire protection, prevention, and rescue services of an area covering 22 square miles. We employ 1 full-time Fire Chief, 2 full-time Assistant Chiefs, 39 full-time paid firefighters and approximately 40 volunteers to cover the territory. We staff all of our fire stations 24 hours a day with a minimum of 3 Firefighter/EMT's (most days more) to ensure no matter what type of emergency you have we will be there to protect you. If you are interested in joining our team please read the minimum requirements below for employment. Once you have read the minimum requirements and understand that you are qualified to apply please feel free to submit an application by clicking the link at the bottom of the page to be directed to a secure site where you may fill out and submit your application.


**If you do not meet the minimum requirements for our paid staff or you would like to consider joining our team as a volunteer please look at our volunteer page!**
Minimum Requirements:
*Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Basic (or higher) Structural Firefighter.
*Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Basic (or higher).
*NIMS 100, 200, 700, & 800


Preferred Qualifications:
*EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic
*TCFP Driver/Operator, Inspector, Investigator, Hazardous Materials Technician, Fire Officer 1 & 2, & Fire Instructor
*NIMS 300 & 400
*Prior Experience with a paid or volunteer FD
If you do not meet the minimum requirements at the time that your application is received, your application will not be considered! 


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