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Friday, March 29, 2024


TCFP Certified Firefighter/EMS Attendant


Harris County Emergency Services District No. 46 (HCESD No. 46) is currently seeking qualified
candidates to fill 6 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.

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

Compensation Package
? $62,666 - $63,309 per year(dependent on shift), paid on an hourly rate of $20.73/hr. Once you are driver
qualified on the pumpers, an additional $0.25/hour will be awarded, increasing the range to $63,422 -
? Health, dental and vision insurance, 100% paid premium for employee, 80% paid premium for
? Monthly department paid HSA/HRA contribution
? Life insurance, 100% paid premium for employee (1x annual income + $50,000)
? TCDRS retirement, 7% employee contribution, 2.5:1 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

Atascocita Fire Department
Harris County ESD No. 46
18425 Timber Forest Dr.
Atascocita, Texas 77346
Voice 281-852-2181 Fax 281-852-3192
www avfd com

? 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
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
? Tx 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

Schedule of Events
Job Posting Closes Monday, May 13, 2024 @ 5pm
Written and PAT Test: Wednesday, May 15 2024
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 Thursday, May 16, 2024

New Hire Orientation/Start date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 -Saturday, June 8, 2024, 8am-5pm daily


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