Below is information for the upcoming 2009 El Paso Fire exam. The El Paso FD currently employs over 600 full time firefighters


Job Title: Certified Firefighter Trainee
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $12.41 - $19.11 hourly
$992.50 - $1,529.20 biweekly
$2,150.41 - $3,313.26 monthly
$25,804.87 - $39,759.11 annually

Job Type: Civil Service
Location: Various Locations within the City of El Paso, Texas

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Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED supplemented by completion of postsecondary Basic Firefighter and Basic Emergency Medical Technician courses.
Licenses and Certificates: Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state. Texas Class “B” Driver’s License Permit by time of entry into Academy. Must possess current Texas State Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification and Texas Department of Health Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification at time of application. Certifications must be current and in good standing with no deficiency status.
Special Requirements: Must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age and meet El Paso Fire Department pre-appointment standards including a rigid background investigation and a comprehensive medical examination with drug screening.

General Purpose:
Under immediate supervision, perform advanced El Paso Fire Academy departmental indoctrination training assignments to develop and specifically apply previously acquired knowledge, abilities and skills of a state certified Firefighter, and to become a locally credentialed Emergency Medical Technician, as required.



Typical Duties:
Participate in classroom lectures, response simulations, live field exercises and other orientation activities, including rigorous physical preparation, written testing and performance evaluations. Involves: Study and practice, as qualified, job related structural firefighting and basic emergency medical care methods according to established department rules, regulations, protocols and standards including, but not limited to, fire and rescue tactics, patient care, safety and survival techniques, ladder operations and hose deployment, engine and ambulance operation and maintenance, self contained breathing apparatus use, hazardous materials awareness, station and company familiarization, computer and communications systems procedures, property salvage and security guidelines, and incident reporting and administrative recordkeeping. Respond to emergency incidents as instructed by the Training Chief.

General Information:
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Applications will only be available and accepted at Fire Headquarters, 8600 Montana Ave., El Paso, Texas 79925, between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Applications will not be accepted via email or fax. Out of town applicants may mail their application to: City of El Paso Fire Department, Attention: Human Resources, 8600 Montana, El Paso, Texas 79925-1214. Out of town applicants, may call Ms. Linda Sandoval at (915) 771-1035 for application information. A CPAT - Candidate Preparation Guide is available for download here. Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED supplemented by completion of postsecondary Basic Firefighter and Basic Emergency Medical Technician courses. Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state by time of appointment. Valid Texas Class “B” Driver’s License Permit by time of entry in Academy. Candidate must possess current Texas State Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification and Texas Department of Health Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification by time of application. Certifications must be current and in good standing with no deficiency status. Candidate must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age and meet El Paso Fire Department pre-appointment standards including a rigid background investigation and a comprehensive medical examination with drug screening.

Test Date: To be announced

CPAT--Candidate Preparation Guide

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