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Weatherford Fire Department Application Deadline
May 11, 2018
The selection process begins with a registration period. Interested candidates who currently meet the minimum age, education and certification requirements must submit a résumé to serve
as their “registration.” Additionally, applicants should review the criminal history, motor vehicle review, and medical/physical requirement to ensure that they qualify as an eligible candidate for
The registration period closes at midnight on May 11, 2018.
Candidate must submit a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the exam.
Candidates approved to take the written exam will receive an emailed invite with further details.
Citizen of the United States
High School diploma or equivalent
Eighteen years of age or older
Certified Firefighter with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
o Individuals currently enrolled in a TCFP approved basic structural fire academy will be allowed to test.
o Individuals holding IFSAC or ProBoard certifications that will allow for reciprocity with TCFP will be allowed to test. Click the following link for specifics on reciprocity:
EMT-B, EMT-I, or Paramedic by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
o Individuals currently enrolled in a DSHS approved EMT course will be allowed to test.
o Individuals holding a National Registry certification that will allow for reciprocity with DSHS will be allowed to test. Click the following link for specifics on reciprocity:
Class C Driver’s License, must obtain Class B License within 12 months of employment
CRIMINAL HISTORY AND MOTOR VEHICLE REVIEW REQUIREMENTS:
Comprehensive background investigations are conducted to establish evidence of good moral
character, well-adjusted personality and a pattern of conduct and behaviors acceptable to the
Weatherford Fire Department. Specifically:
Must not have charges pending, have admitted guilt or been found guilty, including
Deferred Adjudication, of committing a Felony or Class A Misdemeanor.
Must not have any Class B Misdemeanor convictions within the last seven years. This
includes DWIs, DUIs and DUIDs.
Must not have any convictions for family violence offenses.
Must have a good driving record – disqualifiers include:
o Three or more moving violation convictions in two years,
o Two or more at fault motor vehicle accidents in a three-year period.