City of Round Rock - Round Rock, Texas

Nov 2, 2021

Application Deadline:
Dec 19, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$57,395.52 annual

Job Description


Extinguishes fires, assists in fire prevention activities, and responds to emergency and non-emergency situations.

Note: The hiring process may take up to seven (7) months from the posting date. 

Written / entrance exam date: Jan. 6, 2022

Examples of Duties

Responds to and assists in suppressing structural, vehicle, wild land, chemical, and other fires.

Responds to medical emergencies and assists in administering basic life support and advanced life support.

Responds to accidents, assists in rendering the scene safe, and operates hydraulic, pneumatic, and hand rescue equipment.

Responds to and assists in stabilizing hazardous materials incidents prior to clean up; in minor spills, assists with and performs clean up.

Responds to and assists in performing technical rescues in swift water, confined spaces, trench collapse, low to high angle, and other forms of entrapment.

Responds to and assists the public with non-emergency problems.

Operates and oversees the use of numerous types of vehicles, equipment, tools, and apparatus.

Experience and Training

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, but not thirty-six (36) years of age or older, to take an entrance exam; and may not be certified as eligible for a beginning position if thirty-six (36) years of age or older at time of job offer.

Must be Structure Fire Suppression-certified through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and EMT-certified through the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or National Registry, or currently enrolled in a commission-approved academy and Texas DSHS-approved / National Registry EMT course.

A copy of certification must be provided by the date of the exam.  If currently enrolled in a fire academy or EMT course, include a letter from the coordinator indicating anticipated date of completion.

If discharged from the military, the discharge shall not have been less than an honorable discharge.

++Please upload as attachments to your employment application, if applicable: EMT certification or EMS academy enrollment letter, TCFP certification or Fire academy enrollment letter, and Member-4 DD214 form++.

Certificates and Licenses Required

Additional testing will be required.  

Must possess, or be able to obtain by start of employment, a valid Texas Class B driver license and possess a driving record that meets the city’s current auto liability insurance requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18-35
  • Education: See posting for required experience, training, and certifications.
  • Experience: See posting for required experience, training, and certifications.

Contact Information

Aaron Sheppard

City of Round Rock
2701 N. Mays
Round Rock, Texas 78665
phone: 512.218.5496

How to Apply

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