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The Coppell Fire Department is currently not accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedics. However, please check for the most current list of openings by examining the "Employment Opportunities" section on the City of Coppell Human Resources page.
The Coppell Fire Department is a progressive department that remains on the forefront of setting industry standards while "Building a Community for Life." We provide fully staffed Paramedic Engines, a Truck Company and Ambulances while specializing in Technical Rescue including, Trench and Confined Space.
The Applicant must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
The Applicant must possess a valid State of Texas Class C driver's license or be able to obtain a valid State of Texas Class C driver's license upon hiring.
In addition, MUST meet ONE of the following requirements:Paramedic Certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry Paramedic Certification. (Fire Recruit salary $58,071.92 during sponsored Fire Academy) Basic Structure Fire Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection or equivalent (IFSAC Seal FF1 & FF2) and enrolled in a Certified Paramedic Program (Fire Recruit salary $58,071.92 for remainder of EMT/P training ) Basic Structure Fire Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection or equivalent (IFSAC Seal FF1 & FF2) and Paramedic Certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry Paramedic Certification (Firefighter/Paramedic $66,233.28)
In addition, MUST meet ONE of the following requirements:
The City of Coppell offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: Texas Municipal Retirement System (with city match contribution 2:1) 457 Deferred Compensation PlanPaid Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave Longevity Pay $ 6.00 / month Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability InsuranceEmployee Assistance ProgramCollege Tuition Reimbursement Salary Range Certified Firefighter/Paramedic: $66,233.28 to $83,613.76 with additional incentive pay for the following: 1% Lump Sum Bonus upon completion of probation for all new membersStep Pay PlanTCFP Certification for Intermediate and above $50 - $150/month Critical Care Certification $100/monthField Training Paramedic $300/month Bachelors or Masters College Degree $100 -$150/month
The City of Coppell offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Salary Range Certified Firefighter/Paramedic: $66,233.28 to $83,613.76 with additional incentive pay for the following:
Written TestPhysical Agility TestInterview with the Applicant Review BoardMedical PhysicalDrug ScreeningBackground InvestigationPsychological ProfilePolygraph Examination Fire Chief InterviewPhysical Agility Test:Event 1: Stair Climb (3 minutes @ Level 6 with 50lb. weighted vest)Event 2: Kaiser Sledge SwingEvent 3: Hose Drag (150' of non-charged 1-3/4" hose)Event 4: Kettle Bell Carry (2x 45lb. weights)Event 5: Ladder Raise and Extension (24' ladder)Event 6: Ladder Shoulder Carry (16' ladder)Event 7: Maze (Black out Maze with Internal Obstacles)Event 8: Rescue (165lb. Rescue Mannequin)Maximum Time Allotment: 10 minutes 30 seconds
Physical Agility Test:
Coppell Fire Department Physical Agility Test VideoCoppell Fire Department PAT Grade Sheet
Coppell Fire Department Physical Agility Test Video
Coppell Fire Department PAT Grade Sheet
For information about joining the Coppell Fire Department please contact Captain Jarret Parr at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit the Fire Department website, or you may contact the Fire Department Administration at 972-304-3512.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/coppell/.
The City of Coppell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Coppell will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.