South Montgomery County Fire Department Hiring Firefighters
The South Montgomery County Fire Department / Montgomery County ESD #8, is seeking applications for an eligibility list for immediate open full- time Firefighter positions, who will work a 24-hour shift on a 9-day rotation, with (13) Platoon Days.(additional days off)
This will be a tested position.
*Possess a High School Diploma or GED.
*Must be a minimum of 18 years of age with no upper age limit.
*Possess, at minimum, a Basic Certification for Structural Fire Suppression from theTexas Commission on Fire
*Protection by hire date. Out-of-State applicants must be in thereciprocity process with TCFP prior to test date, must provide proof and status to theDistrict at testing.
*Possess a valid Texas Driver’s license and be able to obtain a Class B license within90 days of appointment to position. Out-of-State applicants must obtain Texas Driver’sLicense within 30 days by state law.
*Possess, at a minimum, an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) certification fromthe Texas Department of State Health Services (TSDHS) by hire date. Out-of-Stateapplicants must be in the reciprocity process with TDSHS prior to test date, and mustprovide proof and status to the District at testing.
*Applicant must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen andhealth physical prior to appointment
SMCFD has exhausted their last several hiring lists and are still growing.
There will be advancement opportunities for many more years to come.
In 2014, the District achieved an ISO Class 1 ranking District wide from the Insurance Services Office.
SMCFD is one of less than 150 departments in the nation to receive this recognition.