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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-10-18 Killeen Fire Department is Now Hiring

Killeen Fire Department is hiring probationary fire rescue officers to train to perform the essential duties of firefighting, emergency aid, hazardous material response and fire prevention. No certifications are required to apply.


The City of Killeen offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance as well as paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. Starting pay is $41,982.


Applicants must be at least 18 years old but not have reached their 36th birthday by the date of hire. They must have a high school diploma or equivalent, must be able to read and write the English language and must meet the Civil Service requirements of the City of Killeen. If hired, probationary fire rescue officers must maintain a residence within 45 minutes of the Killeen extraterritorial jurisdiction.


Applications are submitted online and are due on or before Monday, August 27. Applicants meeting all requirements will be scheduled to take the entry firefighter examination September 12. Those scoring at least 70 on the exam will be scheduled for a physical fitness test.


The full job description and online application are available at killeentexas.gov/HR.

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