The Duncanville Fire Department

“Protecting Lives and Property with Pride and Tradition.”

Ready to take the Duncanville Firefighter Test?

Sign up for the next test, fill out this form and send it to us.






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Qualifications

Are you 21 years of age, but have not reached your 36th birthday?
YESNO

Do you hold any of the following certifications?
Basic Firefighter certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification through Texas Department of State Health ServicesEmergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification through Texas Department of State Health Services

Do you hold a good driving record?
YESNO

Firefighter Requirements:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and shall not have reached their 36th birthday
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • Must possess a valid class C Texas driver’s license, and possess a good driving record
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have Basic Firefighter certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection & must be certified as an EMT through the Texas Department of State Health Services OR must be certified as Paramedic through the Texas Department of State Health Services
Firefighters battle fire

Salary & Benefits
Salary Benefits Incentive Pay
Pay Scale as of 10/01/2016
Starting Pay $51,643 TMRS Pension Plan 6% Paramedic Pay
1st Year Step $53,276 Health Insurance Adv. Fire Certification Pay
2nd Year Step $54,910 Longevity Pay Bilingual Pay
3rd Year Step $56,544 Overtime Pay
4th Year Step $58,178 Paid Vacation Time
5th Year Step $59,812 Paid Holiday Time
6th Year Step $64,242 Paid Sick Time

*For those applicants with prior employment as a full-time firefighter, credit for previous experience may apply.

Additional Information

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