Recruitment

The Little Elm Fire Department is currently not recruiting for open positions as this time. The Town of Little Elm, along with the Little Elm Fire Department, is a values driven organization that is focused on team work, innovation, and servant leadership. These values allow the department to offer great opportunity for advancement, a well-funded and established training program, and excellent benefits.
 

Qualifications

 
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
Certifications (must possess):
  • Firefighter/Paramedic:

    Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Basic Firefighter Certification
    Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) as an EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P)

  • Firefighter/EMT:

    Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Basic Firefighter Certification
    Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) as an EMT-Basic (EMT-Basic)Must obtain certification of EMT-P upon request 

  • Paramedic Only:
    Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) as an EMT-Paramedic (EMT-P)
    Must obtain TCFP Basic Firefighter Certification upon request
Disqualifiers

Process

 
  • Schedule physical agility test (you will be contacted after application review approval)
  • Completion of Background Packet and Polygraph Statement (see list of required documents below)
  • Panel Interview
  • Background Check
  • Conditional Job Offer
  • Psychological Examination
  • Physical and Drug Screening
  • Notification of Start Date

Physical Agility

 

PAT Details

Test includes:
  • Aerial ladder climb
  • Extension ladder climb
  • Extension ladder removal
  • Charged hose drag
  • Stair climb with hose lift
  • Ventilation simulator
  • Equipment Carry
  • Firefighter Mannequin Drag
***Candidates must bring their completed/notarized Personal History Statement, Polygraph statement, and Physical Agility Waiver to their scheduled PAT*** (Note: a notary will not be available at the time of the test)

Town Benefits

 

  • Full health benefits including: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability.
  • 2 to 1 matching retirement through Texas Municipal Retirement Systems
  • 10 paid holidays each year
  • 120 hours of paid sick time annually
  • 120 hours of paid vacation annually
  • Specialty certification pay and education pay available
  • Longevity pay

Questions?

 
If you have any questions, please contact

Jeremy Fuller, Captain
jfuller@littleelm.org
469-544-9658