CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700

Become a Haltom City Firefighter

A registration link is provided below. Please read through all the information posted here, including requirements & qualifications, before registering for the exam.

Starting Salary

$62,221
(annualized; $21.309/hour working 2920 hours/year)

Firefighter Civil Service Entrance Exam

Deadline to Register: July 23, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Test Date & Location

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Register at 8:00 a.m.
Test Begins at 9:00 a.m.

Haltom City Public Library

4809 Haltom Rd., Haltom City, TX 76117

Qualifications & Requirements

Veterans – DD-214 showing honorable discharge required to receive five (5) veteran points on test day.

Minimum qualifications required to test for position of Firefighter:

  • A valid Texas Driver’s License is required.
  • Basic Firefighter with Paramedic certification or be enrolled in a Paramedic course. Candidate must be within 3 months of being eligible to test for Paramedic certification with the State of Texas or National Registry.
  • Selected candidate must have Paramedic certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Minimum age of applicant is 19 years old.
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Must be certified as a Firefighter by the Texas Commission of Fire Protection.
  • Visual acuity must be at least 20/200 uncorrected (both eyes) and 20/30 corrected (both eyes); color vision deficiency may be a dis-qualifier. *Failure of Ishihara color test may be defaulted to a “field test.”
  • Hearing loss not greater than (use of a hearing aid will be considered on an individual basis):
    • 20 DB at 500 cps
    • 30 DB at 1000cps
    • 50 DB at 2000 cps
    • 65 DB at 4000 cps

An extensive background check will be conducted.

If you are unable to attend, do not meet the minimum qualifications, or if you have questions call the Haltom City Human Resources Department at 817-222-7737 or 817-222-7742.

How to Register

The City of Haltom City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression/reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  • 5024 Broadway Ave.
  • Haltom City, Texas 76117
  • 817-222-7700