Upcoming Hiring Process

June 30, 2021

On Saturday, August 28th, at 10am, the Jollyville Fire Department will be testing for full-time firefighter positions to cover a 24/48 hour shift schedule.

Jollyville is currently a single station department, with six-person shift staffing, running two apparatus that cover 11 square miles and 17,000 people.  We are a very community oriented fire department, with deep roots in our neighborhoods and are very active in public education and community events.  We also have a progressive training environment and strive to be the best prepared and educated firefighters possible.  JVFD believes in a culture of health and safety for our firefighters, providing annual medical evaluations that include physical, mental health and cancer assessments, as well as a clean cab concept for all apparatus.

Compensation begins at $16.25 an hour (gross $49,513.75 per year). Benefits for full-time personnel include 53 hour work week, annual step pay increases, higher class pay, paid vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, overtime, medical, dental & vision insurance, light duty policy, bereavement pay, workers compensation insurance, life insurance and retirement (TESRS).  Total starting compensation package, including benefits, is approximately $65,000

Minimum qualifications that must be met at time of application submission:  TCFP Basic Firefighter, Texas DSHS EMT-B, Texas Class C driver’s license, three year Texas DPS driving record, and a Texas DPS criminal history.  The required physical, driving record and criminal history must have been completed within 90 days of application submission. Copies of any additional certifications and/or higher education should be submitted with your application.

Complete original application packets must be submitted in person or delivered to the station by:  5pm Friday, August 20th

The testing process will include: a written examination, physical agility testing and an oral interview, all completed the same day

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

Applications are available at the station or by request via email at blandi@jvfd.org

June 10, 2020


Jollyville will be having a hiring process in September.  Please check back frequently for updated information…