Wednesday, April 10, 2013

City of Austin Firefighter 2013 Hiring


Military Clarification: We have received some questions as to the substitution of military service time for college credit hours. To clarify, if you have two years of military active duty with an honorable discharge, your service time will substitute for the 15 hours of college credit requirement. Remember, applications will be accepted through midnight tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10. To apply, log on to If you have any questions, feel free to contact our recruitment office at (512) 974-0292. We look forward to reviewing your application.
The City of Austin will take applications for the position of Fire Cadet April 7-10, 2013. Applications will only be accepted online at  For more information, go to our Current Applicants page.
Welcome to the City of Austin Fire Department’s Recruiting Section.  The process of becoming a firefighter is challenging, but the efforts are very rewarding.  An honorable career in public service and safety has many benefits; most importantly making a long-lasting difference in the community.
There are links throughout this page that will direct you to more information about the Austin Fire Department and its employment process.
Candidate Interest Card
An important first step is filling out a brief Candidate Interest Card. Please note that this is not an actual application.
About the Fire Department
Employment - Please continue to check back for updated information. 
Applications for Fire Cadet will be accepted only online April 7-10 through the City of Austin’s Employment website (e-Career) at  Paper applications will NOT be available or accepted.   Please visit the Current Applicantspage of the Austin Fire Department website and click on the Application Instructionslink to learn more.

Black Forest Fire/Rescue

The Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District is now accepting applications for the following positions:

- Assistant Fire Chief (deadline April 15)
- Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic (deadline May 1)
- Full-time Firefighter/EMT (deadline May 1)

The Job Announcement for each position, and Membership Application form, are available at our web site:

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