Firefighter: City of Paris Texas Deadline: January 12, 2016

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Deadline: January 12, 2016

Salary: Starting salary $34,577 After 1 year of employment $37,209

Job Description:

An examination will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Paris Junior College Ballroom, 2400 Clarksville St., Paris, Texas for the position of Probationary Firefighter in the Paris Fire Department Applications and Study Guides may be obtained at the City of Paris Finance Office, 135 1st S.E., Paris, Texas 75460, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.  All completed applications for testing must be received in the Civil Service Director’s Office by Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. A photo ID will be required prior to being admitted to the testing facility.

Application and additional information regarding hiring process can be found @ To qualify as an applicant eligible for employment with the Paris Fire Department.

The applicant must:

  1. Be at least 21 years of age and under 36.
  2. Meet all requirements as specified in the APPLICATION FOR PFD FIREFIGHTER form PFDFRM:2A-3 available at the City of Paris Finance Office.

3. Either have obtained or be able to meet all legal requirements necessary to become eligible for future certification by: a) the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (for details see: certification.asp) and b) the Texas Department of State Health Services for EMT-Basic certification (for details see:


Applicants who are veterans of any branch of the United States Armed Services, are eligible for (5) bonus points provided they show proof of an Honorable discharge (DD-214) and served on active duty for at least 180 days exclusive of any training time.

Applicants who are a veteran must provide a copy of their DD-214 to the City of Paris Civil Service Director before the exam begins.

The eligibility list created by this examination will be in effect for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the examination, unless the list is exhausted prior to that time.

The City of Paris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Paris desires a workforce that reflects the demographics of its population.  Accordingly, applicants from different segments of our community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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