JOBS

FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTERS, DRIVERS, AND COMPANY OFFICERS FOR 24/48 SHIFT 

MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ELIGIBILITY (SEE BELOW)

Compensation:

Firefighter: January 2021 - $51,660 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Firefighter (after 1 year of employment): January 2021 - $54,700 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Firefighter (after 2 years of employment): January 2021 - $56,220 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Driver: January 2021 - $60,780 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Driver: (after 1 year of employment): January 2021 - $62,480 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime) 

Driver: (after 2 years of employment): January 2021 - $64,000 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime) 

Company Officer: January 2021 - $68,377 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

Company Officer (after 1 year of employment): January 2021 - $69,897 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime) 

Company Officer (after 2 years of employment): January 2021 - $71,416 annually (includes base pay and regularly occurring FLSA estimated overtime)

  Benefits:

  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO): 240 Hours
  • Educational Incentive Pay (Per Pay Period) - TCFP Intermediate Certification $15; TCFP Advanced Certification $30; TCFP Master Certification $45  
  • TCDRS Retirement: 2.5 Employer :1 Employee (2.5:1) at 7% Employee Contribution
  • ICMA Deferred Compensation 457b Plan
  • Death & Dismemberment Insurance based on annual base salary rate
  • 100% Employer Paid TML Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employee - Employee Paid dependent insurance available
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Chaplin Services
  • Department provided Personal Protective Equipment and NFPA 1975 Flame Resistant required protective station wear   

Application Deadline: Open until Further Notice

To be considered for eligibility for the Firefighter, Driver, or Company Officer Firefighter positions, all interested candidates must electronically submit a completed Application for Employment containing the following during the open application period (PDF COPIES ONLY -  NO PHOTO SHOT COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED):

1.  Electronically attach a copy of your High School Diploma or Equivalent

2.  Electronically attach a copy of your TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification                                                                    

Applicants for Driver Positions must also electronically attach a copy of their TCFP DOP Certification

Applicants for Company Officer must also electronically attach a copy of their TCFP DOP; TCFP Fire Instructor I; and TCFP Fire Officer I Certification

3.  Electronically attach a copy of your Courage to be Safe Certification

4.  Electronically attach a copy of your Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification

5.  Electronically attach a copy of your TDSHS Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-B

6.  Electronically attach a copy of your NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification

Applicants for Company Officer Position must attach a copy of their NIMs 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 Certification

7.  Electronically attach a copy of your Valid Texas driver’s license

Applicants for the Firefighter Position must attach a copy of their Valid Texas Class A, B , or C Driver's License; for Driver and Company Officer Positions, applicants must attach a copy of their Valid Texas Class A or B driver’s license.

Applicants are welcomed to electronically attach Resumes’ and other documentation to validate training and experience. Please make sure to provide an accurate email address and contact telephone number on your application.

Firefighter Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification
  • Preferred 2 continuous years of  full-time experience with a TCFP regulated Department
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification
  • Preferred Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Driver Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression Certification; and TCFP DOP Certification
  • Preferred 4 continuous years of full-time experience with a TCFP regulated Department
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certification
  • Minimum Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications for Driver:  TCFP Instructor I; and TCFP Fire Officer I

Company Officer Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 Years Old or Older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a TCFP Basic Structural Fire Suppression; TCFP DOP; TCFP Instructor I; and TCFP Fire Officer I Certification
  • Preferred 4 continuous years of full-time experience with a TCFP regulated Department
  • Obtained a Courage to be Safe Certification
  • Obtained a Federal Highway Administration Traffic Incident Management Certification
  • Minimum of a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT-B
  • Minimum NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400 700, and 800 Certification
  • Minimum Valid Texas Class B driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications for Company Officer: NIMS 300; NIMS 400;TCFP Fire Officer II Certification

APPLICATIONS:  Applications are available at www.hcesd12.net. Completed applications must be submitted on-line through the website. (Have above attachments ready to download CLICK ON “JOBS - APPLICATION” BOX and follow directions)

TESTING/INTERVIEWS: Eligible applicants will be notified of interviews and/or test dates and times. Applicants must score 70% to be placed on a Candidate Eligibility List. The Candidate Eligibility List will remain in place for 1-year or until exhausted of candidates. Interviews will be scheduled as position openings occur.  

Harris County Emergency Services District 12 is an equal opportunity employer, and hires without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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