Firefighter Exam Registration Now Open
Registration for the Civil Service Exam is now open for the 2019 Hiring Process. Applicants interested in an entry level position as a firefighter must take the Civil Service entrance exam and score a 70% or better for further consideration. The exam is open to those who meet the minimum qualifications based the Texas Local Governement Code Chapter 143, Arlington Civil Service Local Rules, and Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems. Also, visit Texas Commission on Fire Protection for licensing and certification requirements. Registration will close November 13th at 5 p.m. The entrance exam will be November 27th at 6 p.m. CST.
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.
Lieutenant Patrick Blair
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Major Holidays
Other Employment Opportunities
- For Fire Prevention Inspectors, Investigators and EOD call (817) 459-5539
- For Fire Dispatch Services call (817) 543-5916
- For all other City positions, visit the City of Arlington’s Career Opportunities site