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Firefighter
Grand Prairie Fire Department - Grand Prairie, Texas


Application Deadline:

Salary Information

Salary:
55,277 annual

Job Description

The Grand Prairie Fire Department seeks highly motivated individuals who will serve our community with integrity and courage, committing themselves to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Grand Prairie.

Testing Date: October 28, 2017 Application Deadline: October 13, 2017

To be eligible to take the written exam you must:1. Be between the ages of 18 and 35. Applicant 36 years of age or older is not eligible for a beginning position as a firefighter.2. Be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization OR a permanent residentIf applicable, the following document is due by the application deadline:• Optional: Copy of DD-214 if ever in the military. (Persons having been honorably discharged from the military service and who pass the written examination will receive an additional five (5) points to the raw score.)The following is due by the time of hire:• Copy of Birth Certificate• Copy of High School Diploma or GED• Copy of *Texas Paramedic License/Certificate OR National Registry Paramedic License/Certificate. *Obtaining a paramedic license takes about one year to complete. If you do not possess this certification by the time we reach your name, you will be skipped over.  However, you may be considered if you obtain the license/certification if vacancies exist and the list is still active.

Job Requirements

The following is due by the time of hire:• Copy of Birth Certificate• Copy of High School Diploma or GED• Copy of *Texas Paramedic License/Certificate OR National Registry Paramedic License/Certificate. *Obtaining a paramedic license takes about one year to complete. If you do not possess this certification by the time we reach your name, you will be skipped over.  However, you may be considered if you obtain the license/certification if vacancies exist and the list is still active.

Contact Informaton

Human Resources

Grand Prairie Fire Department
Grand Prairie, Texas
phone: (972) 237-8192

How to Apply

Register online for the exam:  http://bitly/GPFirefighter

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