Hiring Info

January 2, 2022


Jollyville Fire Department is currently hiring for full-time, Firefighter/EMT-B positions to cover a 48/96 shift schedule.

Jollyville is a single station department, with six-person shift staffing, operating two apparatus that cover 11 square miles and 18,500 people, averaging 1000 calls per year.  We are a community-oriented fire department, with deep roots in our neighborhoods and are very active in public education and public events.  We 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 modified clean cab concept for all apparatus.

Compensation begins at $20/hour or $60,460 annually. Benefits for full-time personnel include 53-hour work week, 8-year step pay increases, overtime, higher class pay, 14 paid holidays, bereavement pay, education pay, certification pay, longevity pay, hazard pay, uniform stipend, minimum annual accrual of 300 hours of paid leave, medical, dental & vision insurance, light duty policy, workers compensation insurance, accidental death and major injury policy, maternity/paternity leave, and department funded state retirement (TESRS).  Total starting compensation package, including benefits, is approximately $77,169.

Minimum qualifications that must be met at time of application submission:  TCFP Basic Firefighter, Texas DSHS EMT-B and a Texas Class C driver’s license.

Written test will be administered on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 10am.  Study material will not be distributed until a properly completed application packet has been submitted.

Testing will be conducted at the station address listed above.

Applications are available by request via email at