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Hiring 7 Full-time Firefighter/EMS Attendants
Wednesday, August 30, 2023


TCFP Certified Firefighter/EMS Attendant


Harris County Emergency Services District No. 46 (HCESD No. 46) is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill 7 newly created positions of TCFP Certified Firefighter/EMS Attendant . This is a full time, FLSA- 207k, hourly position with a 14 day work period. This position is assigned to the Fire Suppression division and is required to be credentialed to the AFD EMS attendant level. This position will ride a minimum of 48 hours per quarter on the Medic Unit.

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 86,000 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.

Schedule 48/96 Rotation (48 hours on, 96 hours off)

Compensation Package  $53,597 - $54,147 per year(dependent on shift), paid on an hourly rate of $17.73/hr. Once you are driver qualified on the pumpers, an additional $0.25/hour will be awarded, increasing the range to $54,353 - $54,910.

Health, dental and vision insurance, 100% paid premium for employee, 80% paid premium for dependents

Monthly department paid HSA/HRA contribution

Life insurance, 100% paid premium for employee (1x annual income + $50,000)

TCDRS retirement, 6% employee contribution, 2:1 employer match

Short Term and Long Term Disability

Paid Time Off (PTO), accumulated per pay cycle, total of 156 hrs./yr. for 0-4 yrs.

Paid Sick Time, 144 hours a year

Tuition Assistance Available

Essential Job Functions:The Firefighter will work with the department officers in regards to the following functions:

Fire Suppression

Emergency Medical Response credentialed as an EMS Attendant

Rescue Response

Hazardous Materials Response

Station Duties

Apparatus Checks

Equipment Inspections

Occupancy Preplans

Public Relations

Fire Prevention/Community Risk Reduction

EMS/Fire Training

Must maintain proficiency and remain current with ever changing fire ground strategies and tactics

Must maintain proficiency and remain current with ever changing EMS treatments and standard of care Minimum Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be 18 yrs. of age at the time of job offer

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

 DSHS EMT or higher

TCFP Firefighter basic or higher

 NIMS 100, 200,700 and 800

Valid Texas Driver’s License (Class B Required within 1 year of hire)

Able to pass an OSHA 29CFR1910.134 Respiratory Protection Fit Test

Able to pass a pre-employment background check Other Skills/Abilities

Customer service driven attitude

Effective communication skills

Must possess basic math comprehension

Should possess good computer skills; Google G-Suite of applications

Type 25-40 wpm

Good organizational skills

Study Materials:The National Firefighter Selection Test Study Guide, 2012 edition. - Available for purchase at

How to Apply: Submit application letters and résumés via, via email below or drop off/mail 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, etc.) appropriate to the position

Schedule of Events:

Job Posting Closes Monday, September 25, 2023 @ 5pm

Written and PAT Test: Thursday, September 28, 2023 Written Test: 9am -11am Lunch on your own and written test scored: 11am -12pm PAT Test for those who pass the Written test with a 70% or higher: 12pm until complete

Interviews:Successful candidates will schedule an interview for October 3 and 4

New Hire Orientation/Start date: Tuesday, October 24 -Saturday, October 28, 8am-5pm daily


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