Entry Level Firefighter

Firefighter
City of Athens - Athens, Texas

Jul 22, 2020


Application Deadline:
Aug 18, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$40064.00 annual

Job Description

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Entry-Level Fire Fighter Exam

Beginning salary: $40,064

The City of Athens Fire/Rescue will conduct a written entry exam and physical ability test to create an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

Written Test will begin at 9:00am

Report to the site by 8:50am

Location: The Texan: A Landmark Venue

209 E. Tyler Street-PARKING IS LOCATED IN THE BACK

Athens, Tx 75751

The Physical Ability Test will follow at for all candidates who complete the written exam with a score of 70 or above beginning at 1:00pm and ending at 5pm. Testing will resume at 9am on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, as needed.

Location: Athens Central Fire Department

610 S. Prairieville St.

Athens, Tx 75751

Applicants must meet minimum certification requirements as established by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as well as score a minimum of 70% of correct answers on the written exam to be on the eligibility list. The eligibility list created from the exam will be in effect for 1 year following the date of the exam.

Interested candidates must complete the Application for Probationary Firefighter and the City of Athens Application for Employment which can be obtained from City Hall, located at 508 E. Tyler St., Athens, Texas. The completed applications must be submitted by returning to City Hall on or before Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to be eligible to test.

On exam day, qualified applicants:

• Must provide a DD-214 to provide eligibility for an additional five (5) points of Military Service Credit (if applicable).

• Must present a valid form of government issued photo ID, such as a current driver’s license.

• May not bring any electronic devices into the testing room. These items are not permitted.

• Must turn in all materials at the end of the testing period. No testing materials may be removed from the testing facility.

For more information contact the Human Resources Department at 903-677-6639

Athens City Hall • 508 East Tyler St. • Athens, Texas 75751 • 903-675-5131 • Fax 903-675-7562

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18-35
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited HS or have an equivalency certificate
  • Experience: Possess a basic firefighter certification at or before the time of entrance exam

Contact Informaton

Shelly Grogan

City of Athens
Athens, Texas 75751
phone: 9036776639

How to Apply

Interested candidates must complete the Application for Probationary Firefighter and the City of Athens Application for Employment which can be obtained from City Hall, located at 508 E. Tyler St., Athens, Texas. The completed applications must be submitted by returning to City Hall on or before Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to be eligible to test.

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