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Fire Prevention Inspector - Exam Registration is Now Open

Now accepting registrations for the Fire Prevention Inspector Trainee Civil Service exam. The exam is open to the those who meet the minimum qualifications based on Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143 Arlington Local Rules and Texas Criminal Justice Information System.

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There are two separate career tracks in the Arlington Fire Department. Those tracks are Firefighter and Fire Prevention Inspector. Applicants must choose one of the two career tracks. Two separate tests are available in the Arlington Fire Department, one for Firefighter and one Fire Prevention Inspector. If an applicant achieves employment in the Arlington Fire Department, the applicant will remain in the career track they tested for and there will be no lateral moves between the two career paths of Firefighter and Fire Prevention Inspector. Minimum requirements for entry level position.

Minimum requirement for entry level position.

Eligibility

Applicants interested in an entry level position as a firefighter 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

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.

Recruitment Officer

Lieutenant Patrick Blair
Office: 817-459-6022
Fax: 817-457-4663
email

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

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. 
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