APPLY – Start the application process by completing an online application.


PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST VIDEO - The Physical Ability Test consists of two separate components. The first component is a series of tasks designed to assess important physical abilities necessary for effective job performance as a firefighter. The second component is a 1.5-mile run.


WHY DID I BECOME A HOUSTON FIRE FIGHTER?


HFD MISSION STATEMENT


WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BEING A FIRE FIGHTER?


COMMUNITIES WE SERVE



ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF HFD MEMBERS


HFD Academy Disclaimer: The Houston Fire Department Academy is a paramilitary program that will last approximately 7-9 months (length of time may vary). During this time, cadets will attend fire school and emergency medical technician school (EMT). This program has physical ability training daily and will test physical agility. Cadets will be required to be able to perform physical fitness activities that may include, but are not limited to, running, pushups, sit ups, pull ups, climbing and carrying equipment, some of which may be tested and timed.


INTEREST FORM - If you are interested in a career with HFD and would like to be notified of upcoming exams, please submit an interest form.


Upcoming HFD Testing Opportunities


HFD Testing Disclaimer:To participate in the Firefighter Training hiring process you must complete an official application at www.houstontx.gov and meet the minimum qualifications. Due to the volume of applicants, both the Civil Service Exam (CSE) and the Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) testing dates are by invitation only, and on a first come first serve basis. Failure to apply or meet the minimum qualifications will result in discontinuance of the process. Testing dates and times are subject to change.


JULY EVENTS

  • 07/02/21 CSE Testing
  • 07/09/21 PAT Testing
  • 07/16/21 PAT Testing
  • 07/23/21 PAT Testing
  • 07/30/21 CSE Testing

 

 

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