The El Paso Fire Department encourages both Women and Men to apply. The hiring process is a competitive application process in order to best serve the citizens of El Paso. Entry-level positions with the Fire Department are divided into:
The City of El Paso is an equal opportunity employer. For more information please contact the El Paso Fire Department at (915) 212-5600 or see the contact information towards the bottom of the page.
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If this is your first time applying for a City job online, you must create an account that includes a unique username and password. Each applicant must have his/her own email address when setting up an account. After your account is established, you can create an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Do not share your username and password with anyone. Only one applicant per account is allowed.
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To receive a notification when the next application period opens, fill out the interest form.
Select Fire & EMS and click on “Email me when jobs like this become available”, complete information on the Job Interest Card and then click “Submit Request”.
Linda SandovalSenior Human Resources Specialist(915) 212-5623[email protected]
Andrea GonzalezSenior Human Resources Analyst[email protected](915) 832-6840
Denise ReynosaHuman Resources Business Partner(915) 212-5684[email protected]
Available at El Paso Community College. Please call or e-mail Richard Bahena at (915) 831-2289 or 831-3160 ([email protected]) for more information.
Certification classes for Emergency Medical Technician Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic are available at:
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If you are certified as an EMT or Firefighter in a state other than Texas and need to transfer to the State of Texas, please contact Texas Commission on Fire Protection at www.tcfp.texas.gov, (512) 936-3838 or Texas Department of State Health Services at www.dshs.state.tx.us, (512) 834-6700.
The El Paso Fire Department is an all-paid, career department and does not utilize volunteer firefighters.
Area volunteer departments are: