Position title
Entry Level Firefighter

The Channelview Fire Department will be accepting applications for the position of Entry-Level Firefighter. Individuals interested in testing must submit a completed application with a valid e-mail address and supporting documentation to apply. All applications and documentation shall be received by no later than 5pm on Friday, May 28, 2021 to be eligible. The selection process will consist of an agility test, an interview, and a SCBA confidence drill.

Harris County ESD #50 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, age, or nationality



Harris County Emergency Service District #50 (Channelview Fire Department) provides fire
and emergency medical services to over 38,000 residents in an unincorporated area of
eastern Harris County, Texas. Harris County Emergency Service District #50 encompasses
approximately 19 square miles that produces over 4,662 responses for emergency service
per year.


To obtain employment an applicant must meet the following criteria at the time the
application is submitted:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 21 Years of age
  • TCFP Basic Firefighter certification
  • TDH EMT-Basic or higher certification
Job Benefits
  • Shift: 48/144 (2 days on 6 days off) – four shift rotation (A, B, C, D)
  • Probationary Firefighter/EMT salary of $44,000 ($20.15 hourly)
  • Salary after Year 1-$49,020.00- ($22.44 hourly)
  • No Social Security Withheld
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS) 2:1 matching
  • Medical, life, dental, and vision insurance programs available after 90 days of employment for employee and family
  • Uniform Stipend
  • Monthly Certification Incentive Pay
  • Paid Gym Membership and Health Incentives

For questions contact Assistant Chief Villegas at cvillegas@channelviewfire.com

Valid through
May 28, 2021
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