Firefighter/EMT - Paramedic Preferred

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Travis County Emergency Services District 1 - Lago Vista, Texas

Nov 2, 2021


Application Deadline:
Dec 3, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$54,106.00* - $69,511.00* + DOQ annual

Job Description

TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT 1

20624 FM-1431, Suite 5 Lago Vista, Texas 78645

Office: (512) 267-3586 / Fax: (512) 267-2105

NOW HIRING FOR THE POSITION OF: FIREFIGHTER/EMT - PARAMEDIC PREFERED

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, December 3, 2021

Travis County Emergency Services District 1 is a career department that operates from six fire stations to provide fire protection and emergency medical services. The district encompasses 178 square miles and includes the City of Lago Vista, the City of Jonestown, the Village of Point Venture, unincorporated areas of Travis County as well as Lake Travis.

In terms of numeric growth, Travis County ranked 10th in the country from 2010 to 2019 with the addition of 249,510 residents, according to the Census Bureau. Travis County ESD 1 opened two new stations in 2021 and will add additional stations to address the growth.

Additional Information

++Hiring Process:++

• Submit application with copies of required certifications

• Written Exam

• Physical Agility

• Oral Panel Interview

• Chief’s Interview

• Conditional Job Offer may be extended

• Background Investigation

• Psychological Exam

• Drug Test

• Physical Exam

++Compensation and Benefits: ++

• Probationary Firefighter/Paramedic $54,106.00* + DOQ

• Firefighter / Paramedic after Probation $55,242.00* - $69,511.00* + DOQ

_*Includes $9,000 Paramedic Certification Pay _

• 48/96 Schedule

• Vacation Leave / Sick Leave / Paid Holidays / FLSA Overtime Pay

• Competitive Longevity Pay

• Robust Certification and Education Pay

• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance paid 100% for employees/50% for dependents

• Post-Employment Healthcare Plan

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• TCDRS Retirement System: 7% Contribution Rate with a 2 to 1 Match 8-year vesting

• Tuition Assistance for Higher Education

• 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma, EMT, Firefighter II
  • Experience: N/A

++Minimum Qualifications:++

• Must be at least 18 years of age at the date of application

• High School Diploma or equivalent required

• Texas Department of State Health Services or NR EMT-Paramedic Preferred

• Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License

• Must pass Physical Agility

• Must pass Psychological Exam

• Must pass Physical Exam

• Must pass Drug Test

• Must pass Background Investigation

• Tobacco-Free

Contact Information

Assistant Chief Dave Wallace

Travis County Emergency Services District 1
Lago Vista, Texas 78645
phone: 5122673586

How to Apply

https://tcesd1.org/docs/TCESD_1_Application_Process.pdf

Travis County Emergency Services District 1

Attn: Human Resources

20624 FM 1431, Suite 5

Lago Vista, Texas 78645

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