I found this and thought i pass this along to anyone who might be intertested.
Dallas Fire-Rescue Department will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic trainee. Interested individuals will need to submit their application with the Civil Service Department located at City Hall, 1500 Marilla, 1C South, Dallas, TX. 75201. Please be advised that this application period will be for two weeks beginning February 21st through March 3, 2006. You may choose to download the application at http://jobs.dallascityhall.org
. It is strongly suggested that applications be (hand) delivered to the Civil Service office. Applicants will need 5 official transcripts (total) but for the initial process of your application, only one will be required.
Forty five (45) semester credit hrs., with a gpa of (C) 2.0 or greater from an accredited college or university (excluding developmental courses)
Minimum of four (4) years of active service in the Armed Forces of the United States and received an "honorable discharge" will substitute for the entire college education.
Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.
Valid Texas Drivers License with a good driving record.
Pass the Departments Physical Ability Test.
Vision (20/40 in one eye & 20/100 in other correctable to 20/20 and 20/40)
Weight within 25% of ideal limits.
Satisfactory employment record.
Free from use of controlled substances or excessive use of alcohol.
Must not have been convicted of any serious crime and/or have criminal charges pending.
Starting Salary $38,640.00
Insurance -- Life, Health, Dental and Vision
Pension Plans -- 401K, 457
Work 10 days per month (shift)
For more information, please contact a recruiter at 1-800-510-FIRE