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    Default City of Texarkana, AR Testing Eligibility list

    Examinations will be given by the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Civil Service Commission for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list of firefighters. Applicants must apply on forms supplied by the Fire Administration Office, 416 East 3rd ST. Texarkana, Arkansas, 71854.

    Applications must be completed and returned no later than 5:00 P.M., Friday, October 3, 2008. For additional information, please call 870-779-4956. The exam will be given Saturday, October 18, 2008 8:00 A.M. at the North Heights Jr. High School, 2118 East 35th street.

    Entry Level Salary: $33,022.08 plus Benefits:
    The city offers health and life insurance. Retirement plan, educational and certificate incentive pay, workers compensation, current pay plan provides step increases, uniforms and equipment are furnished.

    Qualifications for the examination and employment are as follows:

    Complete application and return to the Fire Administration Office.
    Must be of sound mental and good physical condition.
    Must be a citizen of the United States.
    Must be 21 years of age or older to accept the position. Maximum age for appointment to a position is under 34 years of age.
    Must have 15 hours of college credit from an accredited college.
    After a passing grade on the written exam the applicant will have to pass a physical ability test.



    As of now there are no openings, but we have three on the drop list, so never know what happen... Had 1 retire early and 1 let go this year... Also last year they gave the physical ability test the same day in afternoon too help with those from out of town... On the pay that just base nothing else... Put in ,Holiday, Educational depending on degree and such you'll be around 35,000 or more...
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    Default Texarkana Arkansas 2009 testing

    Texarkana Arkansas 2009 testing

    Examinations will be given by the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Civil Service Commission for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list of firefighters. Applicants must apply on forms supplied by the Fire Administration Office, 416 East 3rd ST. Texarkana, Arkansas, 71854.

    Applications must be completed and returned no later than 5:00 P.M., Friday, October 2, 2009. For additional information, please call 870-779-4956. The exam will be given Saturday, October 17, 2008 8:00 A.M. at the North Heights Jr. High School, 2118 East 35th street.

    Entry Level BASE Salary: $34,012.00 plus Benefits:
    The city offers health and life insurance. Retirement plan, educational and certificate incentive pay, workers compensation, current pay plan provides step increases, uniforms and equipment are furnished.

    Qualifications for the examination and employment are as follows:

    Complete application and return to the Fire Administration Office.
    Must be of sound mental and good physical condition.
    Must be a citizen of the United States.
    Must be 21 years of age or older to accept the position. Maximum age for appointment to a position is under 34 years of age.
    Must have 15 hours of college credit from an accredited college.
    After a passing grade on the written exam the applicant will have to pass a physical ability test.


    We'll have two opening and maybe third this year. Two of guys are set to retire around the second week of January.. They also give ability test same day written test...

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