Duty •  Honor • Compassion • Excellence • To meet and exceed our community’s needs and expectations by providing high quality emergency response, life safety and community support services.

Employment & Recruiting

Fire Prevention Inspector – Exam Registration is Now Open

Registration for the Civil Service written examination for Fire Prevention Inspector is now open. Applicants interested in an entry level position as a Fire Prevention Inspector must take the Civil Service entrance exam and score 70% or better for further consideration. The exam is open to those who meet the minimum qualifications based on Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143, Arlington Civil Service Local Rules, and Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems.

Exam Registration

Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Information

All employees of the Arlington Fire Department, regardless of position or assignment, are required to meet and maintain qualifications for Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) access, as specified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement’s Texas CJIS Systems Access Policy.  Please review additional information on the Texas Department of Public Safety website.

Recruitment Officer

Lieutenant Patrick Blair
Office:  817-459-6022
Fax:  817-457-4663
Email:  FireHire@arlingtontx.gov

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Major Holidays

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