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Registration is now closed

The Arlington Fire Department registration period is now closed.  The written exam will be conducted on November 2, 2021. Applicants interested in an entry level position as a Firefighter Trainee 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 143Arlington Civil Service Local Rules, and Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems

For questions regarding the application process or the status of an existing application, please contact the City of Arlington Civil Service Office.

[email protected]

For questions about a career in the fire service or the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Lieutenant.

Recruitment Officer

Lieutenant Nickolas Mundell
Office: 817-459-6022
Fax: 817-457-4663

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

Immunization Requirement

Required immunization if selected to attend Advanced Emergency Medical Technician training

Immunization Form

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.

Now Hiring 911 Calltakers / Dispatcher

The city of Arlington is currently looking for full-time Call-takers / Dispatchers.  If you have the ability to stay calm under pressure, this job may be for you. Starting pay is $20.39 an hour. You will enjoy the great city benefits with many opportunities for advancement. Apply today and be a hero in your community. 
Click here to view the job description and apply.
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