Firefighter: Alvarado Texas Deadline: November 18, 2016

Alvarado fire department, Texas, Tx


Deadline: November 18, 2016

Salary: $35,867.60 annually

Job Description:

The Alvarado Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill an eligibility list that will expire on May 1st 2017. The application is due no later than 5:00pm November 18, 2016 The Employment Application can be found here by clicking the application link (application); or you can pick one up at Alvarado City Hall at 104 W. College. Please print and sign your completed application. Certifications shall be sent with the application. Please send only the certifications listed on the Qualifications Point Sheet.

Application, Qualification Point Sheet, and certifications must be scanned and emailed back to: or turned in to City Hall at 104 W College Alvarado TX 76009. Please note, if you do not receive an email confirmation stating your application has been received, then it has NOT been received.

• Signed and dated Qualification Point Sheet
• Completed Employment Application
• Copy of Certifications (Only the ones listed on the Qualification Points Sheet)

***All applications turned in not completed will be disqualified***


Initial applicant ranking will be determined based upon a point system measured by TCFP and TDSHS certification levels, education level and years of experience. Minimum qualifications are listed below: • High School Diploma or GED
• Valid Texas driver license

• Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic or higher
• Texas Department of State Health Services EMT – Basic or higher

After the qualifications review, the applicants will be invited to participate in a written test. Invitations for the physical ability test will be issued after scoring of the written test and a successful completion with a score of 70 or higher.
Candidates with the top combined scores (qualification review, written scoring, and physical ability time) will begin the background process. Background investigations will be conducted by the Alvarado Fire Department. Candidates who successfully pass the background process may be invited to a panel interview. The top candidates will then be invited to the chief’s interview.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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