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TCFP Firefighter, Full Time Position
Tuesday, April 2, 2019


 Harris County Emergency Services District No. 46 (HCESD No. 46) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Firefighter.  This is a fulltime, FLSA- 207k, hourly position.


The Community

HCESD No. 46 (Atascocita) is located 25 miles northeast of Downtown Houston and is bordered by the San Jacinto River, to the North; Lake Houston, to the East; The City of Humble, to the West and unincorporated Harris County, to the South.  The district is a typical bedroom community of 74,000 residents.  Close to shopping and entertainment, it is far enough from Houston to feel like a small town, but close enough to provide easy access to all the city has to offer.



Nine-day Rotation (24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 24 off, 24on, 4 days off)


Compensation Package

  • Salary range: $45,027- $45,571 (dependent on shift) Annually
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 100% paid premium for employee, 80% paid premium for dependents
  • Monthly department paid HSA/HRA contribution ($100/mo.)
  • Life insurance, 100% paid premium for employee (1x annual salary+ $25,000)
  • TCDRS retirement, 6% employee contribution, 175% employer match
  • SFFMA membership including additional Accidental Life and AD&D policy
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), accumulated per pay cycle, total of 104 hrs./yr. for 0-4 yrs.
  • Nine paid holidays


Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Must be 21 yrs. of age at the time of job offer
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • TDSHS EMT (paramedic preferred)
  • TCFP Firefighter basic or higher
  • NIMS 100, 200,700 and 800
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License (Class B Preferred)
  • Able to pass a NFPA 1582 compliant pre-employment physical provided by AFD
  • Able to pass an OSHA 29CFR1910.134 Respiratory Protection Fit Test
  • Able to pass a pre-employment background check


How to Apply

Submit application letters and resumés to:


Atascocita Fire Department

c/o Mary Anne Sokol

18425 Timber Forest Dr.

Humble, TX 77346


Please provide a copy of all verifying documentation (i.e.: driver’s license, certifications, diplomas, etc.) appropriate to the position along with a salary history and a list of three to five personal (non-family) and five professional (non-family) references with your submission.  Reference lists will include contact information for each reference.  Failure to include valid contact information will result in summary disqualification.


Schedule of Events

Job Posting Closes: May 3rd , 2019

Written Test & Agility Test: May 11th, 2019 (9am)

Interview Panel: May 18th, 2019 (TBD)

Testing will occur at the Atascocita FD Headquarters Building: 18425 Timber Forest Dr., Humble, TX 77346


Study Materials:

IFSTA essentials of Fire Fighting 6th Edition

Brady Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene (9th Edition)


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