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What Can Jollyville Fire Department Do For You?

 

Jollyville Fire is not just a “fire department.”  We are community services organization!  What does that mean?  This means that we can assist the community by offering many “non-emergency” services.  This includes home fire safety inspections, smoke detector installations, public education presentations, fire station tours, fire safety discussions, participation in community events and even bringing a fire truck to a local birthday party!  We do almost anything you can think of!

For more information about what we can do for you, call our station at (512) 258-1038 or email us at jvfd@jvfd.org.

 

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Volunteer Information

Community Leaders Wanted

Are you the person that stops to help someone change a tire?  Help someone reach something on the top shelf at HEB? Hold a door open for someone carrying packages?  Go out of your way to help someone that you’ve never met before?  If so, you are just the type of person we are looking for!

We are the Jollyville Volunteer Fire Department and we’re looking for people who want to do something to help their community.  If you are an outgoing, intelligent person who is willing to make the required time commitment, and want to be a major contributor to your community, call or come by the station and we will discuss your possible future as a community servant.

The basic requirements are:

A high school diploma or GED

A valid Texas driver’s license

Valid Texas auto insurance

Ability to attend two Monday night trainings a month

Availability to stay two nights a month at the fire station

Ability to attend 30 hours a month of trainings and calls

Willing to go the extra mile for your neighbor

Now, don’t be scared of the 30 hour commitment.  This minimum requirement includes the Monday night trainings, station overnights, community events, public education events and anytime you decide you would like to visit the station. 

Call (512-258-1038), check out the website (www.jvfd.org) or just come on by the station (9218 Anderson Mill Road) and we will see if you’ve got what it takes to be a “Community Leader.”

 

Employment Information

Hiring Info

AUGUST 10TH HIRING PROCESS

On Saturday, August 10th, at 10am, the Jollyville Fire Department (JVFD) will be testing for full-time firefighter, driver and Lieutenant position’s, working a 24/48 schedule.

Compensation begins at $16.00 an hour (gross $46,080 per year). Benefits for full-time personnel include paid vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, higher class pay (if eligible), overtime, medical, dental & vision insurance, limited light duty coverage, workers compensation insurance, longevity pay and life insurance.  Total starting compensation package, including benefits is $53,814.58.  Drivers are paid a $.50/hour stipend and Lieutenants are paid an additional $1.50/hour.  Jollyville also provides three annual step raises with the maximum total compensation package, for a firefighter, of $60,294.58 (net 52,560 per year).

Minimum qualifications that must be met at time of application submission: 1) TCFP Basic Firefighter, 2) Texas DSHS EMT-B, 3) Texas Class C driver’s license, 4) three or less minor traffic violations on your driving record and 5) a clean DPS, finger print card, criminal history.  Qualifications for driver are all of the above, a Class B Texas Driver’s license and completion of the JVFD Driver/Operator course (once hired).  Qualifications for Lieutenant are all of the above, a Fire Instructor I certification, Fire Officer I certification, Fire Inspector I certification, a minimum of one year of experience as a fire lieutenant and completion of the JVFD Officer course (once hired).  Copies of advanced certifications and education are required.

The testing process will include: 1) a written examination, 2) physical agility testing and 3) an oral interview, all completed on the day of testing.

A physical examination, indicating that the applicant is in good physical condition, and able to perform the duties of a firefighter, must be submitted with the complete application packet.

Complete applications must be submitted by:

5pm Friday, August 3rd

Incomplete application packets will NOT be accepted

Testing, examination and interviews will be conducted at the above address