The City of Baytown, TX is now seeking candidates who possess the qualifications and talent to join the elite ranks of the Baytown Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic. If you are interested in beginning or advancing your career in Fire and Emergency Medical Services then do not hesitate to apply. The application period runs from April 1, 2019, until May 17, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
The written examination will be held on May 31, 2019
Please note the following items before you start the online application process:
Applicants who have served in the military must attach their DD-214 (long form) to the online application. Five (5) additional points will be awarded to the final score of applicants who pass the written examination whose DD-214 contains an honorable discharge and at least 180 days of consecutive active service.
Applicants will need to provide the license number issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians if you have valid EMT certification.
The following are key dates/items you will want to be aware of:
Baytown Fire Department (BFD) Applicant Questionnaire - All qualified individuals will receive an email with the next steps of the process.
Study Guide ? The Firefighter/Paramedic entrance examination is designed to be taken where no prior fire or medical training or experience is assumed of candidates. The Entry-Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide (2nd Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any IPMA-HR entry-level, multiple-choice Firefighter test. The Study Guide helps candidates understand what each test assesses and the content and types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items. Purchase of this study guide is optional and not required in order to take the entrance examination. This study guide is available exclusively from IPMA-HR. You can order the Entry- Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide online at: http://www.publicsafetycompass.com/product/entry-level-firefighter-2nd-edition/.
May 31, 2019 - The Fire entrance examination will be held on this day at 9:00 a.m. at the Baytown Community Center (2407 Market St., Baytown, TX 77520).
Throughout the hiring process communication will be conducted via email. Applicants should add `email@example.com` to their email safe sender list to avoid missing any communication provided by the City of Baytown.