Firefighter/Paramedic: West University Place Texas Deadline: Open Until Filled


Deadline: Open Until Filled

Salary: $55,292- $76,302

Job Description:

The City of West University Place is known as a Neighborhood City – providing our residents with world class services and being responsive to citizen’s needs.  Located in the heart of the Houston metropolitan area, you’ll find state-of-the art equipment, a recently remodeled fire station and strong community support.

Typical Class Essential Duties:

  • Responds to fire suppression, hazard mitigation, victim rescue, and medical emergencies; maintains readiness for emergency call response; extinguishes fires and performs related life and property protection; provides emergency medical care at a basic and advanced life support level.
  • Ensures the proper condition, maintenance, and appearance of apparatus and equipment; prepares apparatus for immediate response.
  • Prepares, maintains, and/or updates incident and other reports and documentation.
  • Participates in training drills, safety checks, and physical fitness activities and exercise; and participates in/facilitates fire department programs or training sessions to educate staff and public on fire safety/prevention.
  • Participates in the daily functions of the fire station, which may include housekeeping, cooking, and/or performing other related duties.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Minimum Education, Experience and Certification • High school diploma or equivalent • TDSHS EMT – Paramedic • Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Certified Firefighter • Valid Texas driver’s license • Must be at least 20 years of age Future Requirements Upon Employment • State of Texas Class B driver’s license • TCFP Driver Operator-Pumper

Special Requirements

All applicants must complete and submit a City of West University Place application form to be considered for this position.

Miscellaneous Information

The City of West University Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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