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Must be 18 years old or older.
Must be certified as a basic structural firefighter by the
Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Must be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) by the
Texas Department of State Health Services
Must be in good physical condition and weight is in proportion to height.
Must meet the job description requirements for a Portland Fire Department firefighter.
Must pass a drug screening examination.
Must pass an oral interview board.
Must pass the
physical agility test
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and pass the Class B firefighter’s exemption within the first 6 months of hire.
Must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination.
Must successfully pass an investigation of personal history and background to determine suitability for the position of firefighter with the Portland Fire Department.
Must reside within 45 miles / 1 hour drive time of the city limits of Portland.
Firefighter Physical Agility Test
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